BCMG Learn & Take Part


BCMG Learn & Take Part offers a range of free opportunities for young people of all ages and experiences to create their own music at CBSO Centre, Birmingham. Have a look at what’s on offer.

BCMG Music Maze: Creative and informal composing workshops for children in KS2, led by Director of Learning, Nancy Evans and BCMG musicians. More information and booking for next term’s sessions can be found here,

Sunday 21 January, 10am-2.30pm
Sunday 25 February, 10am-2.30pm
Sunday 17 March, 10am-2.30pm

BCMG Young Composers: Booking is open here for our Spring 2024 BCMG Young Composers. Across four workshops, young people in KS3 have the opportunity to compose for two BCMG musicians guided by composer Kirsty Devaney.

Sunday 21 January, 10am-1pm
Sunday 4 February, 10am-1pm
Sunday 25 February, 10am-1pm
Sunday 17 March, 10am-4pm

BCMG Creative Composers Lab: Spaces are still available here for young people aged 14-18 (KS4 & 5) to spend a day composing for a small group of BCMG musicians, led by composer David Horne.

Sunday 19 November, 10am-6pm
Sunday 4 February, 10am-6pm

Creative Careers Day: BCMG are hosting a free careers day for one school group to learn more about the variety of careers in the arts. Open to Year 9, maximum 30 students, at the CBSO Centre. Please email learning@bcmg.org.uk to register your interest.

Tuesday 12 December, 9.30am-2.30pm

Learning Resources: Have a go at home with our online resources to explore ideas for writing your own music at home, instrument spotlights and composer Q and As, available online here .