Tinderbox SPARKS

Tinderbox SPARKS is an original band and orchestra for players aged S1- S6 who are Grade 1- Grade 5 (as a guide) or who can play 5 or more notes on their instrument. It brings together different styles from songwriting and rap to jazz, rock and classical, and we are working with Dynamic Earth to write new music inspired by original video footage and exhibitions!  🎼🎹🎷🎺🎸🎻🎤

Tinderbox SPARKS is an original band and orchestra for players aged S1- S6 who are Grade 1- Grade 5 (as a guide) or who can play 5 or more notes on their instrument!   🎼 🎹🎷🎺🎸🎻🎤

Our experienced team of tutors bring together different genres of music and educational approaches from different traditions; rap and songwriting to jazz and classical and everything in between to produce a truly unique experience for participants. 

For this course, even beginner musicians will gain experience in live improvisation, play together as a band and writing our own new composition together! 

All instruments and singers/ songwriters and styles are welcome!    

If you do not have an instrument at home that you can use or your instrument needs repaired. We may be able to loan you one from our instrument library. Contact us on info@tinderboxcollective.org for more info!

When: Monday 7th November – Monday 12th December (6 Week Block)
Time: 5.30pm- 7.30pm
Where: Dynamic Earth
Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH8 8AS

We also can offer support for travel to Dynamic Earth, for more information get in touch via email: info@tinderboxcollective.org

“All the other things I’ve done with music have been orchestras where you get given a piece of paper, you read the piece of paper and you play off the paper exactly as it’s written and this was more imaginative and creative and allowed me to get our of my comfort zone!”
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I’ve never really been so obsessed with going and doing something, Ive done loads of other clubs that I’ve been good at but ever since Tinderbox, Ive been really fascinated with it and really want to do music!

Check out what else we have going on… 

Including our Tuesday Hub at the Muirhouse Millennium Centre, our Saturday Online Music School and our Online Games Club!

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