BCMG Learn & Take Part



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

BCMG Music Maze (KS2): Creative and informal composing workshops, led by Director of Learning, Nancy Evans and BCMG musicians. Our workshops are now fully booked – to be added to our waiting list, please email learning@bcmg.org.uk.

BCMG Young Composers (KS3): Booking is now open here for Summer 2024 which is in collaboration with the Lapworth Museum of Geology. Participants will be inspired by objects from their exhibitions and behind-the-scenes, with the end of project performance taking place in the museum.
Sunday 12 May 2024, 10am-1pm
Sunday 9 June 2024, 10am-1pm
Sunday 30 June 2024, 10am-1pm
Sunday 7 July 2024, 10am-4pm

BCMG Creative Composers Lab (KS4 & 5): Spaces are available here for next term’s composing workshops for young people aged 14-18. Join us for a day of composing music for a trio of BCMG musicians, led by composer David Horne.
Sunday 30 June, 10am-6pm

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.

BCMG Schools’ Concert: Perfect for Year 4 and 5, Abalorios is Hilda Paredes’ ‘Young Person’s Guide’ to the Contemporary Music Ensemble. Join us for an hour-long concert exploring the wonderful sounds of live contemporary music. Tickets are FREE – we have places for a limited number of classes still available. Please get in touch with learning@bcmg.org.uk if you would be interested in attending.

Monday 8 April, 10.30am or 1pm.