Music Space

Creative Sessions

Music Space sessions are for young people who are based in Glasgow, and who are interested in exploring sound, music and creativity.

Please note there is a limited capacity, and places will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis.

Applicants should be aged 16–30 and face barriers to creative opportunities.

Upcoming Creative Sessions
6 Dec 2022, 18.00–20.00
Cafe Buena Vida

Break on to the Airwaves with Radio Buena Vida

Get to grips with broadcasting and curating shows as the team behind Radio Buena Vida invite you to their home on Victoria Road, feel free to bring along a USB or records, and plenty of questions! You’ll gain insight into how this community station reaches listeners worldwide, learn technical processes, what makes a good show, […]

14 Dec 2022, 18.00–20.00
CCA Theatre

Graphic Score Making with Laurie Pitt

Devise and play graphic scores using a range of instruments and sound-making devices. Participants are welcome to bring their own instruments to this dynamic 2hr session, but no musical knowledge or experience is necessary. This session will be held at CCA in the Theatre space on the first floor. Please follow this link to view details […]

16 Jan 2023, 18.30–19.30
Workshop Space - Upstairs Hall (Gym Hall), Kinning Park Complex
18 Jan 2023, 18.30–20.00
Workshop Space - Upstairs Hall (Gym Hall), Kinning Park Complex

Found Sounds with Sonia Killmann and Sam Welch

In this practical 2-part workshop, use recorded sounds taken on your phone or other devices, to play around and make expressive creations. Once sounds have been gathered, there will be a hands-on session where you’ll make these recordings your own, exploring different techniques through a sampling app and hardware. No prior knowledge required, and all […]

26 Jan 2023, 17.30–19.00
The Events Space (main hall), Glasgow Women’s Library

Voice and Movement Scores with Mele Broomes

In this workshop we will be exploring ways of manipulating your own voice. You will be working with text, your own voice, and movement to create a melody or sound score using a TC Helicon. This is an electronic voice processor which augments the voice. It is a great tool to support those who are […]

4 Feb 2023, 14.00–15.30
Grovepark Hall, Community Central Hall

Vocals and Performance with Cass Ezeji

This workshop is for aspiring or beginner vocalists and requires no formal training. Cass Ezeji will lead the group in elements of voice and performance, from warming up the vocal cords, breathing exercises, to thinking about what performance means to each individual. Together, we will work with different interpretations of a song. You will also […]

16 Feb 2023, 18.00–20.00
CCA Clubroom

VJ-ing and sound visualisation with JNK

JNK will be leading a 2 hour workshop, where participants are invited to think about a translation of music into a visual representation. We will create some live video input to synergise with a workshop-specific electronic soundscape (composed by Eloise Kretschmer) around us. In the workshop participants will be introduced to visualisation software such as […]

20 Jan 2024, 14.00–16.00
Listen Gallery

Love is Serving the Ears Now with Riah, Listen Gallery

Join Riah from Listen Gallery in a session that centres listening and sound as an artistic practice. Riah has run Listen Gallery for four years and has built a space specifically for sound art. Through the session we will explore a Sufist approach to sound, working with a variety of instruments and recordings whilst also […]

1 Feb 2024, 18.00–20.00
La Chunky
8 Feb 2024, 18.00–20.00
La Chunky

Approaches to Recording with Murray Collier

In this practical 2-part workshop with Murray Collier, you will explore different approaches to recording sounds, and experimenting with production using both analogue and digital processes in the studio. In the first session Murray will give us an overview of how to prepare for recording, how to capture sound using different microphones and how you […]

3 Feb 2024, 14.00–16.00
The Glad Cafe

DJing for Beginners with FEENA, Miss World

In this practical workshop with Feena from Miss World, you will learn how to put together some of your favourite tracks. The session we will cover some of the basics of DJing like track selection, beat matching and EQs aswell as beginning to find your sound. No prior knowledge required, and all equipment is provided. […]

24 Feb 2024, 14.00–17.00
The Dream Machine

Funding Advice with the Counterflows Team

In this practical workshop the Counterflows team will discuss and share their experience of applying for money. Signposting different funding opportunities for musicians who are interested in performance, recording and community projects. We will cover what to ask for, how to write a good proposal and how to put together a budget. No prior knowledge […]

6 Mar 2024, 18.00–20.00
The Dream Machine

Decolonising the Guitar with Ray Aggs

In this workshop Ray Aggs will read from their zine ‘DIY GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS’ and talk about the roots of the guitar from a black feminist perspective. They aim at demystifying the instrument by deconstructing the white male rock’n roll cannon and exposing the whitewashing of punk, folk and rock history. We will talk traditional […]

6 Apr 2024, 10.00–16.00
on location and at The Dream Machine

Field Recording with Inge Thomson

In this practical 2-part workshop with Inge Thomson, you will explore approaches to field recording and editing. In the first session we will be on location recording pond life as it wakes up at the end of Winter, using hydrophones you will hear what’s under the surface of the water. In the second session Inge […]

Past Creative Sessions
6 Apr 2024, 10.00–16.00
on location and at The Dream Machine

Field Recording with Inge Thomson

In this practical 2-part workshop with Inge Thomson, you will explore approaches to field recording and editing. In the first session we will be on location recording pond life as it wakes up at the end of Winter, using hydrophones you will hear what’s under the surface of the water. In the second session Inge […]

6 Mar 2024, 18.00–20.00
The Dream Machine

Decolonising the Guitar with Ray Aggs

In this workshop Ray Aggs will read from their zine ‘DIY GUITAR FOR BEGINNERS’ and talk about the roots of the guitar from a black feminist perspective. They aim at demystifying the instrument by deconstructing the white male rock’n roll cannon and exposing the whitewashing of punk, folk and rock history. We will talk traditional […]

24 Feb 2024, 14.00–17.00
The Dream Machine

Funding Advice with the Counterflows Team

In this practical workshop the Counterflows team will discuss and share their experience of applying for money. Signposting different funding opportunities for musicians who are interested in performance, recording and community projects. We will cover what to ask for, how to write a good proposal and how to put together a budget. No prior knowledge […]

1 Feb 2024, 18.00–20.00
La Chunky
8 Feb 2024, 18.00–20.00
La Chunky

Approaches to Recording with Murray Collier

In this practical 2-part workshop with Murray Collier, you will explore different approaches to recording sounds, and experimenting with production using both analogue and digital processes in the studio. In the first session Murray will give us an overview of how to prepare for recording, how to capture sound using different microphones and how you […]

3 Feb 2024, 14.00–16.00
The Glad Cafe

DJing for Beginners with FEENA, Miss World

In this practical workshop with Feena from Miss World, you will learn how to put together some of your favourite tracks. The session we will cover some of the basics of DJing like track selection, beat matching and EQs aswell as beginning to find your sound. No prior knowledge required, and all equipment is provided. […]

20 Jan 2024, 14.00–16.00
Listen Gallery

Love is Serving the Ears Now with Riah, Listen Gallery

Join Riah from Listen Gallery in a session that centres listening and sound as an artistic practice. Riah has run Listen Gallery for four years and has built a space specifically for sound art. Through the session we will explore a Sufist approach to sound, working with a variety of instruments and recordings whilst also […]

16 Feb 2023, 18.00–20.00
CCA Clubroom

VJ-ing and sound visualisation with JNK

JNK will be leading a 2 hour workshop, where participants are invited to think about a translation of music into a visual representation. We will create some live video input to synergise with a workshop-specific electronic soundscape (composed by Eloise Kretschmer) around us. In the workshop participants will be introduced to visualisation software such as […]

4 Feb 2023, 14.00–15.30
Grovepark Hall, Community Central Hall

Vocals and Performance with Cass Ezeji

This workshop is for aspiring or beginner vocalists and requires no formal training. Cass Ezeji will lead the group in elements of voice and performance, from warming up the vocal cords, breathing exercises, to thinking about what performance means to each individual. Together, we will work with different interpretations of a song. You will also […]

26 Jan 2023, 17.30–19.00
The Events Space (main hall), Glasgow Women’s Library

Voice and Movement Scores with Mele Broomes

In this workshop we will be exploring ways of manipulating your own voice. You will be working with text, your own voice, and movement to create a melody or sound score using a TC Helicon. This is an electronic voice processor which augments the voice. It is a great tool to support those who are […]

16 Jan 2023, 18.30–19.30
Workshop Space - Upstairs Hall (Gym Hall), Kinning Park Complex
18 Jan 2023, 18.30–20.00
Workshop Space - Upstairs Hall (Gym Hall), Kinning Park Complex

Found Sounds with Sonia Killmann and Sam Welch

In this practical 2-part workshop, use recorded sounds taken on your phone or other devices, to play around and make expressive creations. Once sounds have been gathered, there will be a hands-on session where you’ll make these recordings your own, exploring different techniques through a sampling app and hardware. No prior knowledge required, and all […]

14 Dec 2022, 18.00–20.00
CCA Theatre

Graphic Score Making with Laurie Pitt

Devise and play graphic scores using a range of instruments and sound-making devices. Participants are welcome to bring their own instruments to this dynamic 2hr session, but no musical knowledge or experience is necessary. This session will be held at CCA in the Theatre space on the first floor. Please follow this link to view details […]

6 Dec 2022, 18.00–20.00
Cafe Buena Vida

Break on to the Airwaves with Radio Buena Vida

Get to grips with broadcasting and curating shows as the team behind Radio Buena Vida invite you to their home on Victoria Road, feel free to bring along a USB or records, and plenty of questions! You’ll gain insight into how this community station reaches listeners worldwide, learn technical processes, what makes a good show, […]