Calling all creative listeners: Can you make some new Minutes?

The Hull Minute of Listening Soundpack contains 60 minute-long pieces of music or sound which have compiled especially for Hull primary schools as part of the City of Culture and New Music Bienneial celebrations. Hopefully, everyone is now using Minute of Listening in their classrooms and enjoying its rich and varied listening experience!

Here are Sound and Music HQ, we’re already thinking ahead to October, when we will be releasing a second Soundpack. This is where we need you!

Calling all creative listeners!

We’re looking for minute-long recordings of music or sound that has been collected or created by primary school children from Hull for inclusion in the new Soundpack. The minutes may be have been directly inspired by Minute of Listening, or through another creative music-making project you have been involved in.

Not sure how to make your own minute?

Then come to our final CPD session this school year, at which we’ll be looking at creating, recording and editing music and sound using a range of ICT including iPads. The CPD is free of charge, and is on Tuesday 28th March, 4-6pm at the Albemarle Centre. Just let us know that you’re coming by contacting  If you have an iPad, then please do bring it with you!

If you don’t yet have a copy of Minute of Listening, it’s not too late! Contact us ( to request a copy for your school. You can also ask for the resources and ideas covered in the last two CPD sessions.

Finally, the Minute of Listening website has lots of ideas and resources to help you get started, or watch our short tutorial video for a quick overview of how it works.

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