Article By: Sarah Turnock
NMPAT - Head of Towcester Centre
NMPAT have recently run a joint project between the three NMPAT Saturday Centres of Towcester, Queens Cross and Brackley in conjunction with the City of London Sinfonia to give the students at those centres an experience of playing in a 100+ piece orchestra using some of the BBC Ten Pieces and also having a composition created from their ideas gathered in a workshop in December. The fruits of our labours were shown in a concert on Saturday at the High School in Northampton. One of Ben’s composition ideas formed a main theme in the specially composed piece!
The Sponne pupils involved were:
Ben Maxwell - leading the cellos