“Totally inspiring ... really valuable and enjoyable” (Teacher, Mechanical Advantage 2017)

“A really great experience... gives me much more confidence” (Teacher, algorhythms 2019)

Following the success of our recent STEM Spring Projects, Sinfonia Viva has created a new package of activities and resources to enhance your teaching of KS2 Science, focusing on renewable energy and the environment. This projects aims to give you new ideas and activities to help your students understand some of the more complex ideas, whilst also using and building their creativity and performance skills. 

‘Energy’ brings together experts in musical and science teaching; composers James Redwood and Jessie Grimes, librettist Hazel Gould, Science Director Emma Murphy and Derbyshire Music Education Hub.  As well as a twilight CPD session for teachers, a classroom workpack and an in-school singing session, the project culminates with a fantastic afternoon concert on Tuesday 25th February, where you’ll be invited to listen, sing and BSL sign, and take part in a performance of new music, accompanied by Sinfonia Viva.

This package includes
Teachers attendance at Singing & STEM CPD Twilight Session at 4pm - 6pm on Tuesday 7th January, Venue TBC
Workpack and CD with songs and science activities to be led by teachers in school, including recordings of the new songs.
Hour-long singing support session in school, led by a vocal tutor from Derbyshire Music Education Hub

Class attendance at the final performance at 1.15pm-2.30pm, on Tuesday 25th February 2020, at Derby Theatre. Price includes 30 children’s tickets with up to 5 adults.  Additional children’s tickets  charged at £4.00 per child with up to 5 accompanying adults (per 30 children) free of charge.  Please note, any transport costs are not included in this price.

Algorhythms highlights - 2019 project


This project is supported by Derby City Council supporting the Department for Education’s Opportunity areas Programme, Arts Council England, Orchestras Live, The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Charitable Trust, Foundation Derbyshire, The Tom Carey Fund, and Rolls-Royce.