Artist Kim Donohoe is one of the brilliant members of the Sprog Rock band who recently toured all across Scotland writing brand new music with local children. The band have just finished the tour, and are now working together with videographer Jassy Earl, to create a tour film and record some of the music. Here, Kim takes us behind the scenes at the recording studio.
We’ve been reminiscing about Sprog Rock ever since the last gig on Saturday 4 November at Lyra, and we’re not the only ones! Sprog Rock have been too – and we’re delighted to share this final blog by band member Pete Lannon about some of his most memorable moments . . .
Greg Sinclair is a composer, performer, musician and one of Starcatchers’ Associate Artists. He’s worked with us across all areas of our work, including recently as composer/performer in MamaBabaMe; delivering Creative Skills music sessions, and bringing music to the babies at Expecting Something. Greg’s also a member of Sprog Rock and right now, he’s preparing for the final two gigs at LYRA this weekend. In this blog he gives a wee behind the scenes tour of the Sprog Rock workshops, and his favourite moments.
Artist Liam Chapman is one of the Sprog Rock band members working across four local authorities to create brand new music with children in different nurseries. In his project blog he talks about his favourite moments of creative genius from the children he’s been working with, and how the kids engage with new music and instruments in their own unique ways.
Artist Geraldine Heaney is one of the Sprog Rock band members working across four local authorities to create brand new music with children in different nurseries. In her project blog she talks about the creative process for the children at Kelly Street Nursery in Greenock, whose music was performed at the gigs on 30 September at the Beacon Arts Centre.
Ronan joined the project as our trainee, and has been working hard to support the company at their workshops and rehearsals as they create brand new music with the nursery children. Here he gives us a wee glimpse into his awesome adventures!
Sprog Rocker Katy Wilson writes about how our brilliant live music project Sprog Rock came to be!
Sprog Rock are hitting the road this autumn, visiting nurseries in 4 different local authorities in Scotland. Get the inside scoop on the band with our exclusive interviews!