Future Music: workshops for 6-12 year olds
Future Music is an experimental music workshop for children between the
ages of 6 to 12. In the workshop we will use many different materials
and game plans to experiment with ways of listening, sound making and
improvisation. Previous experience or musical knowledge is not required.
And all materials/instruments will be provided.
Age: 6 – 12. The workshops are free, but booking is required. E-mail to reserve your place.
About Future Music:
Future Music workshops have been developed and will be run by musicians Ute Kanngiesser, Billy Steiger and Seymour Wright.
Seymour Wright is a saxophonist and teacher. He has over a decade of
experience of using improvisation as part of learning in a variety of
educational contexts – from music workshops to university teaching. He
has a PhD in Music, that explores the group learning of creative
Billy Steiger was born in Howth, and now lives in Limehouse. He has
played the violin since 1993 (with breaks), and continues to do so in an
expanding variety of contexts, countries, and companies. He has taught
art and animation to children of all ages and their families at the BFI
for the past five years.
Ute Kanngiesser is a German cellist and has lived in London for more
than 10 years. She has played music since early childhood, has a
background in communication studies (MA School of Education / New York
University) and has trained in physical theatre and dance. She has
taught at Universities in the US and Germany. And she has run music
improvisation workshops for children and adults. As an improvising
cellist she has played internationally with a wide range of musicians,
dancers and film makers.