In Harmony: Life Changing Stories
Meet past and present members of In Harmony.
Read their stories about the impact and benefits of the programme for young musicians.
Maëlys is five years old and attends Bridgewater Primary School. She moved to the North East from Hawaii. Learning an instrument through the In Harmony programme has helped Maëlys to grow in confidence, make new friends and settle in.Read more
Meet Sandra and Yara
Sisters Sandra and Yara joined Hawthorn Primary school in September 2021 and were excited to start learning a musical instrument through the In Harmony programme. Yara, who’s in year 4, chose the flute and Sandra, a year 5 pupil, picked the trombone.Read more
Layla chose to play violin because she liked the size of it. She’s six years old and attends Hawthorn Primary School where she also enjoys singing Hot Cross Buns and uses her hands to sign Do Rae Mi.Read more
Meet Abi-lei and Layton
Brother and sister Abi-lei and Layton enjoy the benefits of music-making through the In Harmony programme. Their mother Dani noticed a change in her children as their confidence improved.Read more
Tina Ford began learning the viola at Hawthorn Primary School in 2017, alongside her daughter Lacey who started in Year 1. Tina is one of several parents who join their children in the journey of learning an instrument.Read more
Eric, who had never picked up an instrument before, chose the bassoon for In Harmony. He progressed quickly and was encouraged to audition for the Centre for Advanced Training, part of The Glasshouse Young Musicians Programme.Read more
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We rely on the generous support of our funders and the general public to make this wonderful initiative happen. Anyone can support the programme by making a donation. Every donation, no matter the size, makes a difference.