Our Gospel and Jazz workshops are a subsidised music making programme for 11-19 year olds. Children learn Gospel and Jazz music from the best industry professionals in the city. It’s a great opportunity to make music and make new friends.
B:and Together performed at Mostly Jazz 23 to close their 2022/23 season - they were incredible and we're SO PROUD!
Booking for B:and Together 2023/24 is open now!
Everything you need to know
Where & When
Where: Symphony Hall
When: Twice a month on Saturday afternoons
Rehearsal Dates 2023/24
Gospel B:and 1-3pm
Jazz B:and 3.30-5.30pm
September - December 2023
Saturday 16 & 30 September
Saturday 14, 21 & 28 October (October 28 Jazz B:and runs from 10.30am-12.30 on this date only)
Saturday 11 & 25 November
Saturday Saturday 02 December & 09 December
January - April 2024
Saturday 06 & 13 January
Saturday 03 & 10 February
Saturday 16 & 23 March
Saturday 06 & 13 April
Saturday 04 & 25 May
Saturday 08 June (All)
Wednesday 12 June (Gospel Only 5-7pm
Sunday 16 June (Jazz B:and Only)
Saturday 13 & 27 July
What will I get from taking part?
Develop key music performance skills in Gospel or Jazz music
Rehearse and write music with other young musicians
Learn gospel or jazz music in its traditional form as well as music that it has influenced in present day; RnB, soul, funk and hip hop.
Who will be teaching the sessions
Professional musicians and educators.
Do I need any particular skills or experience to take part?
No! We welcome students of all musical abilities.
What do I need to bring?
You will need to bring your musical instrument with you. If you play the piano, drums or are a vocalist, we have this covered here at B:Music.
What should I wear?
Whatever you're comfortable in! We don't have a uniform or dress code, just B:You!
I have additional needs. Can I still take part?
Of course, we welcome everyone! We have places available on all our projects for individuals with additional needs. You can let us know the details on your registration form. We will then do our best to make sure that the relevant adjustments are in place and will discuss anything we're not sure about or need more info on with you.
Sounds great: How do I join?
All you need to do is book your place by clicking here!
Places are limited so it is important that you book in advance.