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October 1, 2019

The culmination of Accent’s Making Music Visual project, in partnership with the Northern Chamber Orchestra, Dance Teacher, Alicia Graham and the MMU was realised at Parr Hall, Warrington on 16 July 2019. Various incarnations of this project had seen the idea gathering...

September 30, 2019

It’s no surprise that pupils and teachers alike were excited to take part in Accent’s Children of the Hub Sing Stadium Event: ‘Totally 80’s’ at the Halton Stadium on 10 July 2019. It was neon headbands, glow sticks and even inflatable guitars at the ready for the schoo...

August 9, 2019

Our annual Feast of Choirs Concert is one of the highlights of the Accent Event Calendar- and 2019 was no exception. For the 11th year running, schools who had taken part in the Gospel Project since September 2018 came together to sing at the Anglican Cathedral in Live...

August 9, 2019

The very first Accent Ensembles Showcase was held at Parr Hall on Saturday 29 July 2019, giving an opportunity for the various ensembles to join together and perform the repertoire they have been learning over the past year.
 

The Splinters Ensemble kicked off the proce...

August 2, 2019

The atmosphere was charged at the Parr Hall on 20 June as the six finalists for the Primary Choral Festival joined together to compete for the title of Accent’s Primary Choir of the Year 2019. Westbrook Old Hall, St Oswald’s, St Berteline’s, St Lewis’s, St Margaret’s a...

July 5, 2019

Seven talented musicians from Warrington and Halton came to St. Luke’s Parish Church in Farnworth on 23 May to compete for the title of Accent Young Musician of the Year 2019.

Our seven competitors, who enjoyed the opportunity to hear each other’s performances.

Sam Clayt...

June 27, 2019

We are delighted to announce that pupils from Westbrook Old Hall School have made the top 30 selection for the Young Songwriter of the Year competition for the 8-12 year old category! Katrina and Beatrice, pictured here, are in year five and entered the competition aft...

June 25, 2019

On Wednesday 22 May 2019, the UK media was ablaze with calls to include Stormzy in the Music Curriculum (alongside more traditional musicians such as Mozart) after Youth Music published research findings from their Exchanging Notes Research Programme, which took place...

June 24, 2019

It was yet another hugely successful year for Accent’s Infant Music Festival with over 1,700 Key Stage 1 pupils from 41 schools across Warrington and Halton taking part. For the first time we held the event over three consecutive days and were delighted to be hosted by...

March 15, 2019

Working in partnership with Chetham’s School of Music, Accent MEH held its second Strings Play Day at Wade Deacon on 7 February attended by a total of 251 pupils (including 40 cellists!). Young musicians from 8 different schools came together to learn new repertoire, p...

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Making Music Visual- A masterclass in combining the Creative Arts

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