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The Big Music Project Blog

The Big Music Project Blog

We all had our reasons to join the Big Music Project – for me it was the chance to gain some music production skills; for others it was to learn about song composition and event management. Our group revealed itself to be rather diverse; we…

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Portal Presents

Portal Presents

Portal was a collection of young people with a passion for music and performance, who came together to organise two live music events as a part of “The Youth Takeover” festival. The young organisers had a chance to construct team skills and put their minds…

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Hip Hop and Rap Master Class Weekender With International Star Joe Motley

Hip Hop and Rap Master Class Weekender With International Star Joe Motley

Square 1 Studios presents a one-of-a-kind master class a weekend full of workshops, demonstrations and studio sessions with international rap artist Joe Motley.   Joe Motley, an independent artist who was originally from Oldham but now living in Australia has shared the stage with names…

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Square 1 Studios 5th Anniversary Oscar Night Event

Square 1 Studios 5th Anniversary Oscar Night Event

For more pictures please check our gallery page or Facebook page.   Last week Square 1 Studios marked their 5th anniversary with an evening of glitz and glamour at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. Themed around The Oscars, the evening was an all-out celebration, with black-tie…

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Mahdlo Rocks At Square 1

Mahdlo Rocks At Square 1

Mahdlo Rocks was a great opportunity for some of the talented youths at Mahdlo to record at Square 1 Studios. The nature of the project was for young people to rehearse at the facilities in Mahdlo then come down to Square 1 to record a…

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Top 10 Tips: Music for Young People

Top 10 Tips: Music for Young People

After running successful music projects for young people over 2 years, we created this Top 10 Tips to make all your projects, enjoyable, engaging, educational and effective. This can be applied in any project environment, be it music, dance, drama or anywhere else with a…

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The Real Italian Job

The Real Italian Job

By Matteo Moscariello, our Italian Intern The Novara council was looking for 12 young people to be sent to different countries in the EU for work placement opportunities, I was chosen as one of them. During my placement, I got the chance to work with…

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Square 1 Strikes a Chord with Young People from the Art Smart Project

Square 1 Strikes a Chord with Young People from the Art Smart Project

The ArtSmart was a creative arts project working with young people from Oldham who were aged between 16-21 and were from NEET backgrounds (Not In Education, Employment and Training). The project was in partnership with The Oldham Council, Feature Films and Square 1 Studios with…

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