On the 21st June 2021 we see the return of Make Music Day. This is a double cause for celebration as this is the day that we hope that all restrictions in the UK will be lifted (Monday June 21st, 2021).

We would like you to join us in celebrating this occasion with a performance of a newly commissioned piece, written by Tim Brain from Louder than Life. This piece of music is called Bucket Beats.

This year we are teaming up with Louder than Life, NYMAZ and Norwich Cathedral to offer a performance like no other. Whether you stream us from the classroom, school hall, school field or your home you will be able to join us for a cacophony of Bucket Beats! This opportunity is a blended offer which can either be streamed into any location across the county or you can register for the opportunity to be selected to join us at the Cathedral.

Please note this opportunity is for Norfolk schools and students only.


FAQ’s

What you need

This new piece is designed to deliver a music piece created around rhythmic beats that can be played on any sized bucket or plastic bowl. The resources can be accessed at school via the Norfolk Music Hub tab on Charanga or set as homework challenges for your young people to engage with at home via Yumu Charanga.

Who is this project aimed at?

This project is accessible to all primary students.

When are the resources available?

Resources will be available from the 4th May for you to practice leading up to the event on the Norfolk Music Hub tab of Charanga.

Will there be a CPD to assist teachers in using the resources?

Yes, this will take place on Thursday 6th May from 4.15pm-5pm. Please tick the box when registering for this project if you would like to attend the CPD.

How will I receive the link to access the live stream and join in with the live premier performance of Bucket Beats?

48 hours prior to the event you will be sent a private YouTube link to the live streamed which will be hosted on NYMAZ’s Connect Resound YouTube channel. Please ensure you test this link when it arrives to ensure your schools security settings allow access.

What will happen on the day?

At 1.45pm on Monday 21st June, 2021 join thousands of young people from across Norfolk in this premiere performance streamed live from the Cathedral in Norwich. This live stream will run from 1.45pm-2.30pm.

Will this performance be available at other times during Make Music Day or after the event?

Unfortunately you will only be able to access this event at the time advertised.

Can I take part in the performance from Norwich Cathedral Cloisters?

Yes, for three lucky schools we are offering the opportunity for you to join us in the Cloisters at Norwich Cathedral and we intend to make some noise! You will need to register your interest in this opportunity on the registration form below and you will be contacted by Friday April 19th if you are successful in securing a place for your school to take part in this live premiere. The three schools must commit to bringing 60-80 young people each and will be designated one of three sides of the Cloisters to ensure social distancing is adhered to (if this is still necessary).

Creating a legacy Montage video

We will be creating a legacy video and would ask all schools that take part to submit either photos or video clips that we can use to remember this special day in Norfolk. You will be able to submit your footage to the following email address bucketbeats@norfolkadvisory.com by submitting these photos you agree to us using them to create a montage video of this day and sharing it on both social media and with local media.

We also welcome your rehearsal photos and videos on social media using #bucketbeats

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Do I need to register my performance for Make Music Day?

Please do register your school performance for Make Music Day

We will register the Cathedral performance.


Register

Please register here

Please note this opportunity is for Norfolk schools and students only.


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