‘Build an Organ’ workshops introduce children to the inner workings of the organ through hands-on practical activities involving blow-up mattresses and giant pipes! Integrating music, art, science and history, the sessions are a fantastic way to introduce local young people to the history and significance of the organ, and to understand how this fascinating musical instrument works.
If you are a teacher interested in a workshop for your school, please contact us.
A few weeks later another Year 6 class – this time a group from St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School – joined Duncan and Willow again in the Moot Hall for another Build an Organ workshop. This time there were too many children for them all to sit on the inflatable, so instead they split into […] Read more
In November 2014 a Year 6 group from Cherry Tree Primary School in Colchester came down to the Town Hall for the first very special ‘Build an Organ’ workshop with sound artist and composer Duncan Chapman and visual artist Willow Mitchell. The organ itself had been removed from the Moot Hall and taken up to […] Read more