Grooveschool is a not for profit organisation that run projects focussed towards nurturing young people's engagement, creativity and invention.
The main activity we provide is DJ and Music Technology workshops for all ages and abilities. Our overall aim is to make accessible something that may be of interest from which enjoyment and creativity can flow. Working towards something tangible,
that ensues enthusiasm, inspiration, inclusion, worth and purpose .
-We believe in the capacity of every child to be creative and to grow through their involvement with music.
-We aim to create the safe and inspiring space for children to explore, appreciate, play and make music.
-We value all talents and children equally, without judging, grading or creating any pressure to compete or to perform.
Grooveschool offers a range of music workshops that allow access to the basics of music technology and DJ skills. Regardless of age, ability or background, our study packages present the opportunity to gain skills and confidence in handling the building blocks of modern music technology, giving participants the satisfaction of creating a tangible end product, be it a loop, file or entire performance.
Our classes range from one-hour tasters to complete programmes. And we can tailor our provision to your specific requirements whatever they may be. Whether you’re a school, community centre, or a blue-chip commercial organisation, Groove School will deliver a unique and memorable experience that leads to measurable results.
“At Grooveschool we currently have a situation that lets us incorporate DJing, Beatmaking and Songwriting into single or group projects. Our finished projects our left for us to decide how to present them."
There are opportunities to play at live events as well as learning skills outside of the current national curriculum. Each young person has the opportunity to help shape Grooveschool, negotiating content within the program and there is an encouraging emphasis on participants becoming tutors during sessions.
All of our practitioners are CRB checked professional artists.