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UMT:PLAY Washington

Monday, 2nd August 2010 - Friday, 6th August 2010

10:30 - 16:30

Arts Centre Washington, Biddick Lane, Washington


UMT:PLAY is the antidote to the many Pop Idol, star-search shows which seem to dominate popular culture right now. Using professional working musicians, young people who get a space for the school will be asked to pick up their instrument, use their voice but most importantly - take their pen to paper as it’s original composition we are interested in.

At UMT:PLAY, all styles of music are welcome, but enthusiasm is a must.


Photos from UMT:PLAY course in Gateshead, April 2010

Young people will get the opportunity to:-

  • Get started – rehearsal space and other musicians to collaborate with
  • Receive expert tuition (vocal skills, songwriting, stagecraft)
  • Develop and produce their own event
  • Record and take home their own material


UMT:PLAY Gateshead, April 2010 by Generator

Music written and performed by participants from UMT:PLAY in Gateshead, April 2010


UMT:PLAY will offer a wide range of musical training but it is interested in what happens when different kinds of music are integrated; on offer is DJ training, music production, vocal work, instrument tuition, band development, rapping – there really are no limits.

For more information and to reserve a place contact Bob at Generator:
T: 0191 255 4468