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24 March 2015

AudioActive Launches "Sessions"

Sessions is the name of our latest project, offering opportunities for young people to hone their craft in music production and lyric writing, funded by The National Foundation for Youth Music.

These studio sessions will help young musicians to develop as artists and performers, across a wide range of electronic music.

There will be weekly sessions in term time and additional opportunities to learn from established artists in the holidays. Sessions will be taking place at various venues in Central Brighton, Whitehawk and Hangleton plus upcoming projects in Eastbourne

Sign up for your free place here audioactive.org.uk/sessions or for more information contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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02 March 2015

Welcoming our new Project Manager – Tom Hines

We are sad to announce that Kevin Grist is moving on from Audio Active after two years of dedication and hard work. We wish him all the best wish his new ventures and thank him for his valuable input.

However, we are pleased to inform you that local artist and promoter Tom Hines will be taking over the role. For those who don’t know, Tom has been delivering rap workshops for AudioActive for over a decade and knows the organisation and its artists very well.  Alongside this he has a background in therapeutic care and has been teaching art in EBD schools. Tom also has 20 years of musical experience and is in charge of Slip Jam, the hip hop open mic event, which has been running for over 15 years.

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 We are looking forward to Tom bringing his creativity, ideas and connections to future projects. He will be visiting all the projects across Sussex in the coming weeks to speak to all our practitioners and attendees about the work that is underway. In the meantime, please feel free to contact him directly – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

   
10 February 2015

New Young Music Leaders

AudioActive is pleased to welcome our latest group of Young Music Leaders.  These young men and women will be supporting music workshops AudioActive run at Brighton's Youth Offending Service as part of our Bridges project.

Each music leader will be working alongside one of AudioActive's experienced music tutors. We're always excited about working with younger tutors, in the past young music leaders have gone on to become AudioActive tutors - and lead workshops and influence projects in their own right.

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25 September 2014

Young musicians celebrate success at AudioActive showcase

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Young and emerging musicians from across Sussex and London came together to perform new music and expose raw talent at Brighton Dome last Saturday.

'Presents...’ AudioActive’s annual showcase, highlighted the musical achievements of young people, ranging from an impressive iPad orchestra and beatboxer to live electronic looping with a jazz ensemble.

Read more: Young musicians celebrate success at AudioActive showcase

   
12 September 2014

A creative and innovative approach to Restorative Justice

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Our brand new action research project, investigating to what extent Restorative processes and outcomes can be achieved through a process-driven documentary film making project.  

AudioActive are working in partnership with Brighton & Hove Youth Offending Service, Sussex Police and the University of Brighton

Focussing on the common issue of violence and abuse towards Teachers & Bus Drivers, the project will set out to help people affected by crime who might otherwise not have engaged in conventional Restorative Justice.

Read more: A creative and innovative approach to Restorative Justice

   

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