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CLIP Soundtrack Live

February 17, 2023

Day-long film soundtrack course for 13+ year-olds

Are you a young musician who wants to experiment with writing music for films? Soundtrack Live is a free, day-long workshop where you’ll do exactly that! Over the course of one day, you will get hands on with professional musical equipment, create your own sound design and effects, and finally compose and perform a soundtrack live at Gainsborough’s House.

What to expect:

  • Explore new ways to compose music by playing improvisation games.
  • Learn tips and tricks from professional musicians and composers
  • Get hands on with a variety of music technology including; synths, effects and more
  • Compose a unique soundtrack to a scene from a film
  • Perform it live on a big screen in front of friends and family.

If you’d like to see an example of previous versions of our soundtrack, you can hear some of the music made on the last edition here.

If you have any questions or would like to register your interest for this event, please contact: learning@gainsborough.org

About CLIP

CLIP is an award-winning social enterprise that provide musical services and products which enable and empower young people to take creative risks and create exciting new music. Based in North Essex, our free accessible music workshops support young creatives to explore new technologies and get curious with sound in supportive and encouraging environments, ensuring self-perceived ability is never a barrier to entry. Find out more about CLIP here.

Workshop Leaders

Frazer Merrick

Frazer is a sound artist who has built an interactive piano from bananas, an instrument which listens to light and played a gig under water. He has years of experience running education projects with community groups, schools and young people of all abilities. Frazer is level 2 safeguarding trained and has received training in working with young people with autism spectrum condition.

Simon Keep

Simon Keep is a musician, educator, researcher & sound designer with a wealth of professional & community arts experience. He has worked with high profile partners including BBC, Channel 4, Pinterest, Nike and MG. You can find him turning old junk into instruments or recording the sounds of the sky from a hot air balloon. Simon also has a PGCE, is a practicing lecturer in Sonic Arts and is a trained Mental Health First Aider.


Gainsborough’s House
46 Gainsborough Street
Sudbury, CO10 2EU United Kingdom
01787 372958