A blog from the Sound and Music Team



12 December 2016

Minute of Listening comes to Hull!

One of the most enjoyable things I get to do in my job at Sound and Music is to curate content for Minute of Listening soundpacks.  So I was really pleased when PRS for Music Foundation invited us to work with them on their New Music Biennial, as part of the 2017 Hull City of […]


22 June 2016

How can we help pupils Listen, Imagine and Compose?

I come from a generation of musicians who didn’t get much opportunity to compose.  Like many young musicians getting to grips with playing their instruments, I did a lot of “noodling” in my practice time and even committed some of it to paper.  I did the old O’ Level, which involved writing perfect cadences and […]