We received a standing ovation for our performance at The Attenborough Centre, University of Sussex on World Kindness day. Here is what Prof Robin Banerjee had to say about the performance. “The performance of Kind Rebellion at the Attenborough Centre on World Kindness Day was a remarkable one, and I think every single person attending[…]
Founder Molly Mathieson, Artistic Director Conall Gleeson and founding fathers Dan, Nick and Roger tell Jon Wilde the journey they have been on to create the first recovery orchestra in the world. Read the article here
We are so proud to be identified as an exemplary model of recovery services in the community by the Centre for Social Justice. We were included in their government report ‘Road to Recovery. Addiction in our society – the case for reform’. It features Dan’s personal testimony. See Chapter Eight, page 75. Read the report
The New Note Orchestra played two performances in front of a full house at Brighton Museum on May 4. The event was part of ‘The Musical Museum’, a full day of inspiring sounds designed to “stimulate the body’s natural feel good chemicals and connect us to an improved sense of well being.” Musical director Conall[...]
Gregory won the acoustic guitar.
We had such a fantastic night at Komedia, Brighton on 30th September 2019 for Guitars Save Lives. This was the first time we had run this event and it was a sell out! Well done to Gregory for winning the brand new acoustic Fender which was given a personalised signature from Robert Plant.
Do you believe that music can inspire people? Then we need you. New Note Projects is an award winning charity, based in Brighton, that uses music to create life changing experiences for people who have experienced addiction, homelessness and mental health issues. We have been established for three years and are now looking at how[...]
Roger and Molly on BBC Sussex The Allison Ferns show. Roger, one of the founding fathers of New Note Orchestra was invited onto the radio to talk to Allison Fern. He highlights the direct link between drug and alcohol addiction and homelessness. He talks openly about how alcoholism affected him and how he came to[...]
On the 6th August 2016 we appeared as a double page spread in The Argus. They charted our rise and also featured Dan and Jo who are members of New Note Orchestra. Their stories are really inspirational - To read about their stories click here.
We were thrilled to welcome Caroline Lucas MP for Brighton Pavilion, who popped into our rehearsal on a Tuesday evening. It was great to show her how we jam and compose together, she was the first to hear our new piece 'Autumn'. She wrote about us on her blog - you can read it below: "On Tuesday[...]
We are so happy to announce that New Note Orchestra was selected as a Nesta New Radical 2016. Founder Molly Mathieson picked up the small trophy. New Note Orchestra featured at no.5 out of 50 and you can read the full article in The Guardian.
We were featured in the Guardian, read the article.