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March 4, 2019

Accent’s lottery funded Making Music Visual project (MMV), a 12 month cross arts project,

is arriving at its half way stage and students are beginning their preparations for the final performance in July. 3 primary and 3 secondary schools are involved in this ambitious...

February 12, 2019

Hubs often work independently, but a recent successful event held in Liverpool highlighted the power and efficacy of hubs collaborating and sharing resources.

The boroughs of the city region are served by the Merseyside Music Education Hub Alliance, formed of four indep...

December 17, 2018

Another fantastic Christmas Concert was held at Warrington Parish Church this year, with performances from Accent Community Ensemble, Halton Schools Wind Band, Sacred Heart, St. Benedict’s, St. Monica’s, Strings Out Loud (with members from St. Margaret’s and Beamont Co...

December 11, 2018

On Thursday 22 November, the Pearle EU ‘Behind the Stage’ Award Ceremony took place at the Bozar Centre for Contemporary Arts in Brussels. Pearle EU is the European employers federation of music and performing arts organisations, which launched Behind the Stage, to add...

September 10, 2018

Alex Hoekstra (11, from Warrington) is a gifted composer and trumpet player (currently at grade 5 distinction), and a proud ambassador of Autism and ASD.  He likes to be called “Lord Alex” as he has an official title that comes with his 1 square foot of land in Glencoe...

July 18, 2018

On 21 June, Accent took just over 900 pupils to this year’s “Come and Play with the Hallé” event at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Pupils from Whole Class Instrumental projects brought along their ukuleles, flutes, clarinets, saxophones, trumpets, cornets, euphoni...

June 28, 2018

Excitement was in the air for this year’s edition of the Primary Music Festival with a record 11 schools taking part in the Choirs Category. Competition was tough, as each choir performed two contrasting pieces to impress the Adjudicator and win this coveted title.

Chri...

June 15, 2018

Our annual two-day Infant Music Festival hosted by The Heath School and Wade Deacon High School was a huge success once again! The 1500 pupils representing  40 schools from across Halton and Warrington who came to the Accent Music Hub event in May were inspired to be ‘...

April 4, 2018

400 young voices representing 20 schools from across Halton and Warrington took part in the 2018 ‘COHS Magical Musicals’ event at The Brindley Theatre, Runcorn, performing to a packed audience on each of the 3 nights.

In addition to the massed choir items, the show, whi...

February 27, 2018

Accent MEH was delighted to develop its Progression Plan through funding 300 GCSE Music students to attend a Set Works concert which took place at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester on Monday 5 February.

The Hallé Orchestra guided students through an historical journey...

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Making Music Visual- A masterclass in combining the Creative Arts

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