Live music, Sound Effects and Drawing Workshop

Animating Lordship Lane, August, 2016 (Fantasy High St).

Workshops for Young People

The Cabinet facilitate workshops for children and young people, introducing them to the magic of film scoring and live special effects. The facilitators are specialist music educators and use the instruments played by the participants, or help them to create live Foley tracks to short films from Whirlygig Cinema.

Previous/ current workshops with:

Tower Hamlets Council/ Rich Mix
Battersea Arts Centre Youth Participation
Bournemouth Arts Festival by the Sea
Flatpack Festival, Birmingham

Workshops for Physical Theatre and Dance

The Cabinet provide live, semi-improvised music for workshops using an array of instruments and percussion (see Cabinet Performers for more details).

Previous/ current workshops with:

Marcin Rudy (Song of the Goat)
The European Theatre Company

Workshop Facilitators

Andrew Gorman is a freelance composer and violinist based in London. In 2009 he worked for a year as an assistant Music Therapist for Otakar Kraus Music Therapy Trust where he participated in many workshops run by leading Therapist, Edison Carolino. Since then Andrew has worked a lot creating live scores for silent films and has lead workshops himself with Children and teenagers at the Brady Arts Centre in Tower Hamlets run by the Cabinet of Living Cinema.

Josh Middleton is an accordionist, trumpet player and puppeteer. He has been running workshops on music and woodcraft for two weeks every year with Forest School Camps for the past four years, working with children of all ages and adults with learning difficulties.

Kieron Maguire is founder of the Cabinet of Living Cinema (portfolio here)

Robert Parkinson runs unique “found object Foley” workshops for the Cabinet, introducing young people and adults to the world of live special effects.

  • Live music, effects and drawing workshop (Animating Lordship Lane, photo credit Jonathon Vines)

  • Live music, effects and drawing workshop (Animating Lordship Lane, photo credit Jonathon Vines)

  • Live music, effects and drawing workshop (Animating Lordship Lane, photo credit Jonathon Vines)

  • Live music, effects and drawing workshop (Animating Lordship Lane, photo credit Jonathon Vines)

  • Live score and effects workshop, Tower Hamlets Schools with Rich Mix and Whirlygig Cinema

  • Live score and effects workshop, Tower Hamlets Schools with Rich Mix and Whirlygig Cinema

  • Live score and effects workshop, Tower Hamlets Schools with Rich Mix and Whirlygig Cinema