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Music seminar day brings over 100 pupils to Creative

More than 100 school pupils from across the UK attended an A Level Music seminar day at the School of Creative and Performing Arts.

Academics from across the Music Department hosted a series of talks and sessions in the Capstone Theatre, which explored several popular pieces of music.

Dr Dori Howard discussed the songs of Kate Bush, including Hounds of Love, Cloudbusting, And Dream of Sheep, and Under Ice.

Pupils were also treated to a performance of Debussy’s Estampes No. 1 & 2 by Laurina Sableviciute, with a pre-concert talk.

Dr Annika Forkert talked about Vaughan Williams, On Wenlock Edge: Nos. 1, 3 and 5, and Dr Mike Brocken presented a piece on The Beatles album Revolver.

Visiting from as far as London, the pupils were given the opportunity to explore the newly renovated Creative Campus, and the state-of-the-art Music facilities.

Liverpool Hope is home to one of the UK’s only All-Steinway Music Schools, complete with a Steinway Model D that is house in the Capstone Theatre. The Music Department also boasts a chamber organ, two harpsichords, a suite of sound-proofed practice rooms that are all equipped with Steinway pianos, and four electronic studios.

Published on 26/11/2018