Press and Awards

Awards & Nominations

2015 Creative Edinburgh Awards nominees – Social Award

2014 Scotsman Fringe First 2014 Award for innovation & outstanding new writing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

2013 Scottish Jazz Awards nominees – Innovation Award & Education Award

2012-2013 – International Creative Entrepreneurs fellowship award

2012 First Port/Scotland Unltd. Social Entrepreneurs award

2011 Melting Pot Social Incubator Innovation Award

2010 Border Crossing Media Social Enterprise Award


Press Quotations

“Rave Culture meets last night of the Proms” The Herald

“Makes the consequences of globalisation personal, it’s impressively powerful stuff” The Scotsman

“Edinburgh’s experimental youth orchestra is developing into a spectacular modern band” The Guardian

“An Orchestral Revolution” Edinburgh Evening News

“An unusual and curious idea, this is a meeting of cultures that typifies the spirit of the Fringe.” Broadway Baby

“Clashes cultures on very personal and emotive footing” **** fest

“Bright Sparks – Tinderbox 0rchestra challenges the preconceptions of classical music”. Classical Music Magazine feature

“A musical tour de force… This Tinderbox has already kindled something that dazzles” The List

Also featured on BBC Radio Culture Studio, BBC China, NME online, STV & The Skinny.

**** The Guardian, **** The Scotsman, **** The List, **** fest, **** Broadway Baby



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