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take part in a workshop

learn by doing - get an up close, hands on experience with the historic and quirky instruments and apparatus 

explore the amazing shapes and patterns in science, art, sound and music

connect with the first music makers and be inspired by the natural world 

create your own unique work 


workshop 1

make art from science

~ sound: seen as well as heard​ ~

explore the incredible connections between science, art and sound

recreate fascinating science experiments on unusual hand made instruments: 'Sing' sand into beautiful patterns on an eidophone, 'draw' musical harmonies with a harmonograph or use a loud speaker to 'tune' water into mesmerising symmetrical forms

create your own stunning images with the patterns and shapes of sound

  • Suitable for ages 7 to adult 

  • Key Stage 3 science

  • Workshop can be adapted for Key Stage 2 science 

art from science

"Chamberlain's passion for learning is clear. Above all else, 'SoundMuse' feels committed to leading audiences by the hand through the world of cymatics in a way that's thought-provoking and accessible."

Birmingham Review

workshop 2

make music from nature

~ music: arranged sounds ~

explore the patterns and shapes of music by listening, copying and improvising on your instrument

discover how great music can be created using simple techniques

connect with the first music makers by playing instruments fashioned from stone, wood and bone  

create, play and record your own music inspired by the natural world


  • Suitable for ages 11 to adult, approximately grade 1 and above technical standard on an instrument  

music from nature

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