Come on a musical journey with Fidaddle and hear a dazzling array of songs and sounds from around the globe. With plenty of opportunities for asking questions and joining in, this is music that will inspire and delight both pupils and teachers alike!
The strong participatory elements offer great support for the music curriculum and the performances also include Welsh music, thus addressing some of the requirements of the Curriculum Cymraeg.
Don’t miss this opportunity to have two of the countries leading musicians come and ignite the enthusiasm of your whole school.
‘top-drawer world musicians’ Nottingham Evening Post
‘Fearsome fiddler Oli Wilson-Dickson’ BBC Radio 4
Up to 300 pupils can attend these concerts of combined KS1&KS2
Duration is 1 hour
Technical requirements: 2 chairs without arms, a power source.
Oliver plays at the cutting edge of folk and world music with the bands Szapora, Newfolks, Mabon and The Ian McMillan Orchestra. He works with other artists including the storyteller Daniel Morden, with whom he performs in the UK and abroad.
Oliver has also worked for extensively as a performer and workshop leader for employers including the RSC ( Love In A Wood ) the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Television and Radio, HTV, S4C, Sherman Theatre ( The Borrowers ), Theatre Iolo ( Are We There Yet? ), Warner International, EMI and many county councils. For five years he toured the UK with Live Music Now! giving concerts and leading workshops.
Luke Carver Goss
Luke is a multi-instrmentalist, composer and animature. Goss’s music includes commissions for symphony orchestras, rock bands, musicals, theatres and dance ensembles. He has arranged music for choirs, song-writers, bands and theatres.
He works both on his own and in collaboration with composers, writers, dancers and artists, including the poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan. ‘You’ve got to go and hear them play .. fabulous’ Fiona Talkington, Late Junction BBC R3
Up to 300 pupils can attend these concerts of combined KS1 & KS2
Duration is 1 hour
Technical requirements: 2 chairs without arms, a power source!