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A networked approach to promoting meaningful musical pathways for young Londoners facing challenging circumstances.

London Sinfonietta

We mainly provide the KX Collective, which brings together young people from Kings Cross and its surrounding areas. Participants work in collaboration with a composer and London Sinfonietta players to experiment and be creative with music making. The project and its finished product are entirely participant-led.

  • Organisation Type: Orchestra

Email: ed.marsh@londonsinfonietta.org.uk

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Proportion of the young musicians who face aspects from the Indices of Multiple Deprivation

26-50%

Age of participants

11-16

Where the young musicians we work with live
  • Camden, Islington
Music activities and genres

Musical activities

Composition/songwriting

Genres

Contemporary classical

Participants Recruited From

The most popular organisations young people working with London Sinfonietta are recruited from:

Participants Referred To

Some of the common 'next step' organisations for individuals working with London Sinfonietta:

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Definition of Indices of Multiple Deprivation

The Indices of Deprivation 2015 provide a set of relative measures of deprivation for small areas (Lower-layer Super Output Areas) across England, based on seven different domains of deprivation:

For more information see: Gov.uk - 2015 Statistical Release (PDF 1.5MB)