Music Untamed is Grand Union's flagship project for young musicians - creating spectacular performances exploring 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: