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Soundtrack & Video for Secret City’s latest project Roots and Seeds

December 5, 2012 – 11:50 |

Have had the pleasure of working with pioneering community arts organisation Secret City Arts recently. This time it was for their Roots & Seeds project which explored the themes of putting down roots, being uprooted & seeking asylum with a wide range of participants from Tame Valley primary school.

Audio Soundtrack for Secret City Markets Project

May 20, 2012 – 16:14 |

I’ve had a fair bit of audio editing and soundtrack for community projects work over the last 12 months but havent been posting much of it. This recent one for Secret City arts was one where i learnt a lot about the history of our markets so thought it’d be a good one to share.

Reckorder & Dramask – Lisa and Chewing Gum – April 2012

April 10, 2012 – 17:38 |


This project was mainly editing the audio recordings from a series of Dramask primary school workshops and adding some brian eno to add some ambience. Particpants in the workshops also created puppets and story board …

Reckorder & Dramask – Paganel Primary School Local Heroes Project

January 20, 2012 – 17:15 |

Dramask ran a series of workshops which explored various qualities of a hero with a range of primary school participants and i was bought in to create 3 final audio pieces for their end performance.

The various audio accounts were recorded by Dramask in the workshops and then i edited them and arranged with some suitable music for their final performance…

Reckorder & Dramask – Shakespeare Goes Forth Rookery Production – July 2011

July 18, 2011 – 15:36 |


A short extract to be performed at this years end of year performance Rookery School. The performance is a big collaboration of all students with Dramask and the teachers, and i was bought in to …

Reckorder & Dramask – Buster Saves the Days – Special Needs Story telling Project – July 2011

July 3, 2011 – 15:05 |


A story created by a group of special needs participants at a recent Dramask confidence building workshop at Brooke School.

Heres a paragraph of info from Dramask about their workshop :
“From September 2010 to July 2011 …

Reckorder & Dramask – Celebrating Sanctuary 2011 – Workshop Sessions Soundtrack Excerpts

June 21, 2011 – 14:46 |


Dramask ran 3 awareness raising workshops with 3 schools as part of this years Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham and i was bought in to edit the spoken recordings and add music in order for the work to …

Kings Heath Summer Playscheme : Space Project – Aug 2010

August 20, 2010 – 14:29 |


We recently finished a fantastic week’s residency at the annual summer playscheme at Kings Heath Playcare Network. We being my favourite Drama specialist Pyn Stockman from Dramask hosting her inspiring Drama Workshops and …

Special Needs Soundtrack / Film making Project : Naseby Centre – 2009 / 2010

July 10, 2010 – 14:34 |


A film made by the inclusion connect special needs group via a series of drama and music workshops run by Pyn Stockman (Dramask) & myself Marc Reck (Reckorder).
The sessions were filmed by Jack Brabant (Llewellyn …

A Macbeth Murder Mystery – Rookery Primary School Year 6 Event – July 2010

July 5, 2010 – 15:12 |


Under the direction and creative facilitation of Pyn Stockman (Dramask) – Year 6 pupils and students created an ambitious end of year event that took place around the school building and grounds.
I was asked to …

Beatlemania – Parkgate Primary School Coventry– May 2010

May 3, 2010 – 15:08 |


Written and performed by year 6 pupils working with creative director and drama specialist Pyn Stockman. I was brought in to edit the audio recordings created by the cast source, and source samples and …

Jazz Project – Hagley Catholic School and Our Lady of St Kennelm – Feb 2010

February 5, 2010 – 14:57 |


This jazz project was used to introduce Jazz to primary school kids.  In the Dramask workshops, responses to a jazz piece were recorded from all of the participants.
I was bought into to edit the recordings …

In The Garden – Foundation Children – Little Heath Primary School – Dramatic Storytelling Residency – Warwick Arts Centre – Feb 2010

February 5, 2010 – 14:41 |


Inspired by outdoor creative play and the arrival of a tortoise puppet children took an imaginative journey to the top of a beanstalk and this is what they found … Through the use of the …

The Continuing Adventures of Penguin Small Year 1 pupils – Little Heath Primary School – Jan 2010

January 5, 2010 – 14:54 |


Dramatic storytelling residency at Little Heath Primary School (Warwick Arts Centre Education Department) in association with Pyn Stockman Dramask
Designed to improve speaking and listening skills and provide a stimulus to creative writing. Children worked with …

Soundtrack for Dramask WW2 project w/ young and old – Aug 2009

August 20, 2009 – 14:52 |


A reedit of reminiscence accounts from people in the world war 2 first used in 2005 by Dramask as part of Home Front Recall Project. With added recordings of childrens imagined experiences of world war …

Disco Diary – End of Year Rookery Performance – Aug 2008

August 5, 2008 – 14:57 |


Written and performed by Rookery Schools Year 6 Students working with creative director and drama specialist, Pyn Stockman. I was brought in to edit the diary sequences and provide music that created an atmosphere but …