A PROJECT involving pupils from Echline Main College and college students and employees from Edinburgh Napier College has hit the suitable notice with the creation of a brand new college track.
Echline Feels Like House has been written, carried out and recorded by Main Seven pupils on the college, supported by employees and college students from Edinburgh Napier’s music division.
The track was written over quite a few periods throughout the major college earlier than being recorded by round 50 pupils in June at a studio throughout the College’s Merchiston-based College of Arts and Inventive Industries.
The undertaking was the brainchild of Edinburgh Napier music educational Dr Zack Moir and his brother Jude Moir, headteacher at Echline Main College.
Edinburgh Napier music training college students labored with pupils and helped them to jot down and produce the track which can now be left as a legacy present to the college to be sung for years to come back.
The track itself options traces akin to: “We’re associates ‘til the very finish, and we’re all the time there to indicate we actually care.”
The first seven pupils had been inspired to reminisce on their time on the college and sing about a few of their favorite experiences from all through the final seven years.
Napier college students got a priceless alternative to work in a faculty setting and train pupils about writing songs and producing music, and acquire expertise performing, collaborating and dealing with younger individuals.
Dr Zack Moir, Affiliate Professor of Music at Edinburgh Napier College, mentioned: “It was nice to have the ability to create a possibility for our music training college students to get into a faculty and work with these glorious younger individuals.
“It was stunning for me and my colleague Bryden Stillie to get to see our college students operating workshops, main writing periods, and simply getting the pupils to really feel enthusiastic about music and serving to them to essentially imagine that they’re able to writing songs and singing!”
Jude Moir, Headteacher at Echline Main College, mentioned: “The undertaking was unbelievable from begin to end. It allowed us to assume deeply about our values as a faculty, and what aspirations we had for the longer term.
“Working alongside the College college students gave the undertaking authenticity and made the artistic course of very actual and thrilling.
That is one thing the youngsters will bear in mind ceaselessly, and the actual fact we will hear on Spotify was the icing on the cake.”
The total observe is now obtainable to stream on quite a few platforms on-line together with Spotify.