Make Music Day 2019

Join the worldwide celebration of music on June 21st!

Make Music is a free* celebration of music around the world on 21st June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 800 cities in 120 countries. 21st June is also the summer solstice and the International Day for Yoga!

Ealing will celebrating Make Music Day in a number of ways, including school concerts in collaboration with their own staff and those of the Ealing Music Service. Schools can also apply for FREE workshops and projects featuring Gamelaning, Classical Opera, Beat Breakers and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – details below:

Project Title Description School Requirements Suitabilty
Indonesian Culture Project


Led by 3 workshop leaders, the participants will experience Indonesian culture through a combined project of Indonesian traditional gamelan music, traditional dance, shadow puppetry and story telling. The project will be performed on 21st June 2019 as part of the International Music day which is organised by Ealing Music Service.

Sessions last all day from 9:00am to 2:50pm.

Shadow puppetry: 30 persons per session accompanied by an adult,  classroom equipped with scissors, glue sticks and colouring pencils.
Gamelan session: 15 persons per session accompanied by an adult, Hall or large room, 1 parking space, help loading/unloading instruments.
Dance session: 30 persons per session accompanied by 2 adults, Hall or large room.


(7 – 11yrs)KS3
(11 – 14yrs)
Introduction to Opera

Classical Opera / The Mozartists are offering three 90-minute workshops introducing and exploring opera, engaging participants through stimulating singing and stage-craft activities delivered in a fun and accessible way. The workshop is run by one of our experienced animateurs, joined by a pianist and two young professional opera singers.

Sessions are 90 minutes.

Workshops can be run for groups of up to 60 children at a time. The space required depends on the number of participants, but we will need room to move around and, if you don’t have a tuned piano available, a plug socket for our electric keyboard. Class teachers are expected to join in with the sessions. Please inform us in advance of any special educational needs so we can ensure that our workshop caters for all participants, and any necessary support can be arranged in advance.


(7 – 11yrs)KS3
(11 – 14yrs)
Beat Breakers

Beatboxing, body percussion and loop designing.

Sessions are 45-60 minutes.

Access to 3 plug sockets, classroom space for sessions, parking space and use of hall for performances. Pencils and paper also will be used during the session so please prepare these.


(7 – 11yrs)
(11 – 14yrs)
(14 – 16yrs)
RPO Make Music Day Ealing

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Community and Education team are delighted to offer musical workshops to nursery schools in Ealing on 21st June. Four RPO musicians and a workshop leader will be in Ealing delivering exciting and creative music workshops throughout the day. they will include musical games, the opportunity to try out instruments and create music alongside RPO musicians. 

Sessions are 45-60 minutes.

Any nursery that is signing up to this needs to have space to accommodate the workshops or be travelling to a larger centre. Parking would also be useful as we have a car full of instruments to transport.


(3 – 5yrs)

If your school are interested in booking a FREE workshop, please complete the expression of interest form below. Deadline to apply: Friday 7th July.

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