Learning & Participation

Coda devises and delivers music projects with schools and communities across Dorset and Hampshire. This outreach programme is created in response to local need and uses music as a tool for change, often tackling issues of social deprivation or crime, isolation, ill-health or disability. Projects include:

Coda Fiddle Orchestra

Coda Fiddle Orchestra

The Coda Fiddle Orchestra is a participatory community music project based in Boscombe that works with children, young people and their families from across Bournemouth.

The Orchestra is open to children aged 4 and upwards and is led by Jack Maguire, a former co-leader of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Musician in Residence at The Arts by The Sea Festival in Bournemouth.

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Coda Music Education

Coda Music Education

Coda is an established local music organisation with a team of qualified, experienced music educators and therapists providing a broad range of services for young people of all ages and abilities.

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Winchelsea School: Dots, Dashes & Diminuendos

Winchelsea School: Dots, Dashes & Diminuendos

This project represented one term’s work at Winchelsea School, a special school catering for children with special educational needs and disabilities and was a First Access project delivered as part of Coda’s work with the Bournemouth and Poole Music Hub, Soundstorm, investigating the relationship between visual art, sound and music.

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Queens Park Infants: The Gingerbread Man

Queens Park Infants: The Gingerbread Man

This project represented one term’s work at Queens Park Infants school, the music element of which was delivered by Coda, which used the story of The Gingerbread Man as a basis for creative composition.

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Learn an Instrument

At Coda Music Centre near Christchurch, on the Dorset/Hampshire border. We offer music tuition for all ages and abilities in piano, strings, woodwind, guitars, drums and vocals. Lessons can be one-to-one, in pairs or groups – depending on preference and budget. Classes are offered at a variety of times – just get in touch for current availability.

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