Grants for the Arts success

We are very pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant by the Arts Council’s Grants for the Arts programme. This grant will go towards three chamber orchestra workshops at Shoreditch Town Hall in March and a schools concert at Hackney Empire in July.

Excellent articles in Daily Mail and Telegraph

The Daily Mail and Telegraph have both published excellent articles in response to the Institute of Education’s  evaluation of Apollo Music Projects. Full articles can be read here:

Daily Telegraph: Beethoven and Mozart can boost children’s concentration

Daily Mail: Playing classical music to your child can improve their listening skills later on in life

Support a School programme launched

We have launched a Support a School programme, inviting supporters or groups of supporters to match the schools’ contribution of £1000 per school. We have already matched four schools, and are hoping to find supporters to match the remaining schools. For more information and a list of schools click here.

AMP moves into new boroughs

We are please to announce our first schools in Camden, Islington and Haringey as part of our 2013-14 schools programme. We will be working with Carlton Primary (Camden), St. John’s, Highbury Vale (Islington) and Seven Sisters Primary (Haringey), along with Rushmore, St. Matthias, Nightingale, Orchard, Shacklewell, Southwold and Springfield primary schools in Hackney and Columbia and Harry Gosling Primary schools in Tower Hamlets, as well as Stormont House Special School in Hackney.