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SCARLET COMMUNITY MUSIC CLUB

Scarlet Community Music Club was formed in June 2004 to deliver music workshops to children in Lincolnshire. We are a not-for-profit organisation, funded by local and national arts funding and supported by Scarlet Music Services administration facilities. We deliver professional, progressive, creative music workshops, mainly in rural settings in South Lincolnshire, for children and young people, who would not normally be able to access this type of activity, due to limitations in opportunities, transport and money.  We are completely open access and work in all genres and with all types of music. 

 

Our projects are led by professional, experienced artists in education, who are equipped to deliver to an extremely high standard and to support each participant that we work with.  We also work very hard within our projects to develop community cohesion and social connection, in our diverse local community, through music and the projects that we lead.

CURRENT PROJECTS

BEATSFIT

THE ROARING 20's

CHOIR VIBE

SCMC are working in collaboration with ‘The Fit Vegan Chick’ fitness expert Maddy Leather to deliver a series of workshops that combine playing music and exercise. 

 

BEATSFIT is suitable for people of all ages and abilities or disabilities and no previous experience is needed.  It’s easy, good for you - and great fun!!

 

We are working with community groups in the south of Lincolnshire, including mother and toddlers, COPD, dementia and mental health support and ladies fitness amongst others.

 

WE HAVE NOW FINISHED THIS PROJECT FOR THE YEAR - but please contact us if you would be interested to book a workshop for your community group next year

- email: freesessions@scarletrecording.co.uk

For more info see the short videos below:

 
 

Following a very successful COMMUNITY CHORUS project in 2019 –‘THE ROARING 20’s’ – think ‘Ragtime, Charleston, Prohibition, Flapper girls, Art Deco’…and more!! The participants learned to play the Glockenspiel, and delivered a fantastic performance to family, friends and local residents!

 

The theme this year is: BEATSFIT – instrument playing combined with physical exercises – a fantastic, fun, musical experience that can be shared by all - with full social distancing.

 

Due to the COVID 19 situation, we wont be doing any singing this year, and we will be limiting (for the first time ever!) the amount of participants that can take part.  There wont be a large performance this year, but we hope to find a way to share the progress made by the group, with their family and friends, in small, short performances – to keep to new Covid 19 rules and advice. 

 

We are hoping to confirm details to start at St Margarets Hall, Quadring in November/December 2020 ASAP .

 

We shall let you now as soon as we have dates/details – so watch this space!

 

 

funded by YOUTH MUSIC and supported by SOUTH HOLLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL

 

TO BOOK A PLACE -  01775841750  OR ADMIN@SCARLETRECORDING.CO.UK

 

What has choir vibe been up to this year?

  • 2 performances for Lincolnshire Music Service, Spalding Music Centre – at South Holland centre and Parish Church in Spalding.

  • Performance at SCMC Christmas show in St Margarets Hall, Quadring

  • Spalding Town centre, Christmas celebration

  • MFY Regional festival at Boston Haven High Academy.

The mentors said – ‘your group sense is really strong, loads of performance and communication, professional attitude, rhythm is tight and steady, easy to see you all feel passionate about singing together’

  • Baytree open day performance for Uptown Records

  • Bourne Schools Festival – Welland Park

 

Due to Covid 19 our MUSIC HUB funding has been cancelled and in addition to the Covid 19 safety restrictions around singing in groups we are unable to meet in person to sing together for CHOIR VIBE at this time.

 

We are currently meeting on ZOOM every two weeks, to keep connected.  If you would like to join us on Zoom – drop us a line – liz@scarletrecording.co.uk

 

Once we are able to get back up and running again – we’ll let you know!

 

Choir Vibe started in Sept 2009 by the South Holland Centre in Spalding who enlisted the services of Vocal Animateur/Singer songwriter, Liz Lenten (lead facilitator - SCMC) to direct and manage the choir. The group is completely open access - no auditions, and any boys or girls, aged between 8 and 18, living in or around South Holland are welcome to join.  The group meet Thursdays, 5.30 - 7pm, in term time. No audition, previous experience or need to read music is necessary - just a love of singing!

 

Choir VIBE have performed at many events and places including The Royal Albert Hall, Belton House, MFY School Proms , Oxford Castle, the South Holland Centre, Spalding Parish Church, several "Switching on the Christmas Lights" in Spalding Town Centre, The Pumpkin Parade stage, performed with the LONDON MOZART PLAYERS at the International Food Festival, a Live podcast in the SHDC Council Chambers, Skegness Embassy Theatreand Latitude Festival, with GOLDEN FABLES 2012  and Lincoln Inspired Festival - 3 years running - amongst others!

They have performed live on Peterborough FM radio, LMS music Teachers conference, MFY festival, The Queens 90th birthday celebrations, Spalding, sang on feature film ‘Dishonoured’ title soundtrack,and many other fantastic performances and events.

The MFY mentor said:  

"You make the most beautiful sound: gentle, pure, clean - just lovely....your sense of ensemble is excellent.....your harmonies are exquisite, well blended, each line shining through....you sing with conviction and your intonation is excellent."


VIBE have sung songs in 7 languages, from 12 different countries, genres covering jazz, pop, musicals, world music, classical, and by composers from Queen to Prokofiev and Snow Patrol to Meghan Trainor.

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Choir Vibe are funded by Lincs Music & Arts Education Hub

Scarlet Community Music Club are funded by Youth Music and SHDC