Music Untamed is Grand Union's flagship project for young musicians - creating spectacular performances exploring improvisation and music from around the world, under the guidance of GUO musicians expert in these traditions.
Music Untamed, Fairfield Halls Croydon, March 2016
Music Untamed is performance-orientated approached through a comprehensive workshop programme. Led by Grand Union musicians specialist in major musical traditions worldwide, it enables young musicians - whether primary, secondary or college students the opportunity to explore music from around the world. Improvisation, whether solo or collective, is an important ingredient. These videos are taken from a version commissioned by Croydon Music and Arts supported by the Mayor's Music Fund.
This project is featured as a case study on the MMF website, and singled out as exemplary work in its Impact Report for 2016, including these 10 minutes of highlights from the final performance: