11th September 2020 in News

SoCo Supports Live Music in the city

A new busking project has been launched in Southampton, bringing a programme of live music to the city centre in celebration of the city’s musical diversity. Commissioned by GO! Southampton,... Read More
5th July 2020 in News


A potential lifeline for arts and culture in the UK, the British government has unveiled a £1.57bn package of grants and loans for music and arts organisations. The British government…

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11th June 2020 in News

Job Opportunity – CHAOS Network

SoCo are excited to be recruiting for a completely new post: CHAOS Coordinator. We’re looking for a cultural catalyst to support the development and growth of the CHAOS Network. The…

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11th May 2020 in News

Urban Music – Supported by PRS

We are delighted to announce that SoCo has been successful in an application to the PRS Foundation Open fund to support the development of Urban Music in Southampton. This funding…

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16th March 2020 in News

Our Band – Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Call-out

Our friends at the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (check them out here) are seeking a young musician (under 25 years) with additional needs from Southampton to join them…

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16th March 2020 in News


Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - School Closures 18th March 5pm -  the Government has announced that schools in England will close from Friday 20th until further notice. The children of key workers,... Read More
22nd November 2019 in News

Apply Now! – Urban Music Development Unit

SoCo Music Project are excited to announce the development of a new Urban Music Development Unit in Southampton. Extending our work in youth justice, pupil referral units, youth clubs and... Read More
30th July 2019 in News

Sustainable Early Years Music (SEYM)

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from Youth Music to deliver a practice-based-research project to develop a Sustainable Early Years Model (SEYM). This sees SoCo... Read More
24th May 2019 in News

Exchanging notes report released

Between 2014 and 2018 SoCo Music Project was a delivery partner on Youth Music's Exchanging Notes programme. The programme was developed to see what would happen if young people at... Read More
6th February 2019 in Blog, News

Tales of the Young Person’s Orchestra

We are excited to announce an innovative partnership with the Southampton-based SÓN Orchestra in association with Turner Sims. Tales of the Young Person’s Orchestra is a collaboration with SoCo Music Project…

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14th November 2018 in News

Advisory Board Opportunity

SoCo Music Project are at an exciting stage of their organisational development, and are seeking members to join an advisory board to support our transition to Charity. To read more…

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9th October 2018 in News

SoCo Saturdays: Hitting The Right Notes in Southampton

SoCo Music Project is excited to announce the launch of SoCo Saturdays, a free music-making programme for young people in Southampton. Every Saturday from 11am to 1pm, SoCo’s experienced Music Leaders will be…

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25th July 2018 in News

New Weekly Music Club Comes to Eastleigh This Summer

SoCo Music Project is pleased to announce the launch of a new project, SoCo Music Club, that aims to empower young people and support their transition from youth to adult mental... Read More
18th July 2018 in News

SCC Caring Communities to fund ‘SoCo Mental Health Peer Support Music Group’ re-launch

SoCo is delighted to announce the re-launch of the SoCo Mental Health Peer Support Music Group in Southampton. With support from Southampton City Council in the form of a Caring... Read More
23rd March 2018 in News

The Point partners with SoCo Music Project

The Point, Eastleigh has partnered with SoCo Music Project to support the development of local musicians in a new collaborative venture. The Point’s partnership with SoCo has been growing throughout…

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9th November 2017 in News

Southampton Sampler Vol. 1 – Pre-order now!

SoCo supports music at all levels, and we're very excited to be releasing an exclusive vinyl album showcasing the incredible fresh talent in Southampton right now. Southampton Sampler VOL.1 is a... Read More
29th June 2017 in News

SoCo secure a place on Prosper Programme

SoCo are delighted to be one of 70 organisations and individuals across the arts, museums and libraries that will benefit from free business support through the Creative United Prosper programme….

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10th April 2017 in News

SoCo supports Future Bubblers!

SoCo Music Project chosen as official partner as Gilles Peterson-backed Future Bubblers project announce third year of programme supporting unsigned musicians. Southampton and Liverpool chosen as new focus cities New…

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1st December 2016 in News

Southampton Sampler 17

SoCo are excited to be launching The Southampton Sampler, a new vinyl release that will showcase the best music, art and poetry that the city has to offer.  Throughout December…

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