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Young Musicians Wanted to Join MAC's Band "SWITCH"

Mon 28 February 2022

We are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for young musicians to join MAC's inclusive, disabled-led band, "SWITCH"!

We are looking for disabled and non-disabled young people aged 10 to 25 to take on any of the following roles in the band:

  • Electric Guitarist
  • Bass Player
  • Keyboard Player
  • Drummer
  • Singer / Rapper / Vocalist

Whether you're a beginner on your instrument, or you've been playing/singing for a while, this is an inclusive band where all abilities are welcome. Participants are supported by two fantastic Music Leaders, Kris Halpin and Alex Lowe who help develop the bands songwriting, playing and performing skills.

The band meets at Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) every Tuesday evening at 6pm-8pm. Sessions involve writing and playing original songs, improvising, sharing ideas and socialising with other young people who enjoy music. There will also be opportunities to perform live with the band.

Find out more about the band

Listen to their music on Soundcloud

Watch past performances on YouTube

For more information or to refer a young person, please contact jen.loffman@macbirmingham.co.uk or call 0121 446 3222