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Skylar’s Missing Note

Skylar’s Missing Note is a magical performance created in collaboration with Manic Chord Theatre, telling the story of a girl’s adventure to find her beloved piano’s missing note. This innovative performance has been specially designed for Key Stage 1 (5 – 7 year olds), and blends immersive storytelling with live piano performance to introduce pupils to the piano in a fun and engaging way. The project aims to fuel students’ imagination and curiosity and is underpinned with a set of curriculum resources devised with music education experts and teachers.

The ‘Skykar’s Missing Note’ production includes a 45-minute performance from Skylar (Jen) followed by interactive workshops with smaller groups of pupils. These workshops cover musical elements such as dynamics, tempo, pitch, & rhythm, as the main culprit, Mr. Pigeon takes us through his journey through the city exploring all of the sounds and sights!

“Whilst giving students an unforgettable, memorable and – for some – brand new artistic experience, the project aims to use inventive music-driven storytelling to inspire younger generations to see learning as a creative and empowering adventure – as well as being incredibly fun.”

-Sam Berrill & Dave Cartwright Creative Producers LIPC

In its third tour since 2019, the production is covering over 45 schools this Autumn reaching over 4000 primary school pupils. The team have travelled all over West Yorkshire including Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Calderdale and Kirklees.

Watch highlights from our Skylar’s Missing Note Tour in 2019.

Supported by Scops Foundation, D’Oyly Carte, Nugee, Leeds Music Education Hub & Bradford Music Hub

Special thanks to Besbrode Piano, Wakefield Music Education Hub, Calderdale Music Trust & Musica Kirklees