The Hallé Orchestra
Activity includes Come and Play with the Hallé, an interactive concert for primary children, and an annual secondary GCSE Set Works Concert
The Northern Chamber Orchestra
Accent works in partnership with the NCO to facilitate access to high quality concerts and co-delivery of collaborative Arts Projects.
This partnership enables pupils to make Music at Warrington Museum and Art Gallery and engage in several programmes of school support.
Score Creative Education
This company is a main delivery partner of projects for vulnerable children. They actively work in the Warrington, Halton and Cheshire region and have helped Accent to make strategic links with the Youth Service and Youth Offending Teams.
The Creative Director of Charanga has a seat on the Accent MEH Strategic Board and will work in partnership with the Hub to write a new resource for Year 3 children which will be rolled out regionally, nationally and internationally in the UK, Czech Republic and Denmark by 2020.
Music Ambassador Schools
Music Ambassador Schools have been deemed to offer others a pathway of support for children and teachers and to be excellent practitioners of classroom and ensemble Music.
Warrington Youth Orchestra
This is a long-standing partnership which encourages children from whole class and small group lessons to join in with one of 3 orchestras of progressive standard. Accent MEH tutors are also involved with Warrington Youth Orchestra and this further assists the transition process for children. Accent MEH funds both premises and targeted concerts.
Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA)
This partnership enables secondary students to access courses and facilities which will further their experience in popular music.
Chetham’s School of Music
Since 2018, Accent MEH has worked in partnership with Chet’s to strengthen and develop the strings strategy and provide additional opportunities for all gifted and talented instrumentalists.
Xeno Music delivers Early Years provision on behalf of Accent MEH. Courses include Early Years Music and Movement with Numeracy and Phonics, and a curriculum project for 2 -4 year olds.
Fodens Brass Band
Accent MEH works in partnership with Fodens Brass Band to deliver the Accent /Fodens Junior Band. This is a progressive ensemble which sees progressions from the Junior to the Youth Band and then through to the main band. This ensemble meets at Lymm High School each month and has a growing membership. The work is celebrated at an annual concert at the Parr Hall, Warrington.
Brighter Sound works in partnership with Accent to promote the development of opportunities for vulnerable and marginalised young people, currently promoted through projects funded by Youth Music Fund B. This strategic work will see the match funding of aspects of provision which will enable the development of our Inclusion Strategy.
Out of the Ark
Accent MEH works in partnership with Out of the ark to provide CPD and workshops to primary music teachers and music coordinators. Discounts for singing and cross curricular linked resources are available to help teachers become more confident about delivering the music curriculum, and these resources are used widely in our large scale events. Single songs for in-school concert and projects are also available.
Live Music Now
Live Music Now will be working in partnership with Accent MEH to provide support with the development of Accent’s strategic work with special schools in the area, raise additional funds to provide subsidised participatory concerts in special schools, deliver music CPD for staff in special schools linked to our SEND Inspire programme and the Sounds of Intent and also to explore the launch of an Open Orchestra programme with Accent MEH in 2021/22
Manchester Camerata and Accent MEH work in partnership on the delivery of activities in relation to school workshops and performances, including a GCSE Listening Project in collaboration with Chetham’s School of Music. They will also look at delivery of other agreed Music Education activities in relation to any external funding awarded to Accent MEH.
A Place for Us CiC
A Place for Us works in partnership with Accent MEH, to deliver Small group and individual Music Lessons.