29th October was the day of the “The Charles, Sophie n JK Roadshow”! Perhaps it was better known as DMLab Live at Mozfest 2016, and it was a great afternoon. […]
Great apps for use in music-making, opening up access to music.
The Exchanging Notes project is working with groups of young people at risk of exclusion or low attainment in music across four years, building partnerships between schools and specialist music […]
Amplify was an accessible electronic music-making course run by Drake Music in Bristol for anyone aged 18+. The Concept: Over the course of 6 weeks, participants would make a track, […]
Time flies! It’s hard to believe that it’s been 6 months already since I began working with young people and adults at Eastway Care. After a short summer break it seemed like a good point to reflect on how far we’ve progressed as a group and how I’ve adapted the way I work to meet the needs of the participants.
Earlier this year Drake Music took part in the Web We Want festival at the Southbank Centre in London. We held a hackathon to create new accessible instruments and also […]
Jonathan Westrup is Educational Manager for the Drake Music national team and is also an Associate Musician for the South West region. He recently attended the Fast Forward Festival at […]
Two Drake Music groups will be performing live at Colston Hall, Bristol as part of the revolutionary Fast Forward Music Festival on 3rd July.
We are excited to be hosting a series of interactive music technology events at the Web We Want festival at the Southbank – 28th – 31st May 2015.
I was so pleased to be working on this year’s City Of London Festival and to also have the opportunity to be working with 3 of the same schools and pupils who also participated in last year’s festival. This year’s theme and brief was ‘Street Guitar Concerto and Performance’.