Music and Media

Our Service

  • Music and media mentors who are able to relate to young people, current musical cultures and IT based design and communication.
  • Music Production including recording live instruments and voices, production, mixing and re-mastering tracks, creating CDs and designing inserts. Software used includes Reason, GarageBand, Logic Pro, Pro Tools.
  • Lyric Writing.
  • Djing – using both CD and record decks with a Pro Digital Vinyl system (Traktor Scratch Pro).
  • Guitar tuition – acoustic and electric.
  • Graphic design – using latest software create music videos, CD covers, leaflets, posters, T-shirt designs and much more.
  • Accreditation available through OCN West Midlands and AQA.

 

Target Groupwes

  • Young people aged 11-19 yrs (up to 25 years for LDD) who are interested in the production of music and graphic design
  • Those who will benefit from learning in a fun way, how to see a project through from beginning to end, to build intrinsic motivation
  • Those who have difficulty engaging in mainstream education and would benefit from informal, accredited learning
  • Young people who struggle to access extra-curricular activities and/or need encouragement to engage in positive activities

 

Length of programme/sessions

  • Sessions can last between 1 and 2 hours depending on the needs of the young person and mentor availability
  • Minimum 10 hours must be purchased and attended to achieve OCN West Midlands accreditation
  • A bespoke package for an individual can include more than one session a week and maybe combine different courses
  • 45 minute ‘taster’ sessions available for free

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At Krunch premises
All resources and equipment included
Accreditation and certification with OCN or AQA is available.

 

General information 

  • All Krunch staff undergo an enhanced DBS check and Safeguarding Training.
  • Krunch has public liability insurance, a current Safeguarding Policy, Health and Safety risk assessed workshops and many of our staff are First Aid trained.
  • A referral form must be completed for each young person referred to Krunch and a key worker must be named with whom we can liaise.
  • We regularly review all placements with the referring agency to ensure that Krunch is meeting the needs of the young person.
  • If necessary, staff and equipment can visit your premises and transport costs will be additional.

Testimonial

I have been delighted with the success of these initial referrals and would not hesitate to refer other young people to Krunch. Ivan particularly impressed with the quality of mentoring and the genuine warmth displayed by Krunch staff in offering acceptance and support to my clients.

National Probation Service