Welcome to the Tinderbox Project, a dynamic hub for youth music and arts in Edinburgh.
Bringing together young people and professionals from around the city, the Tinderbox Project is a vibrant mix of orchestras, bands, artists, voices, colours and cultures. We provide a range of workshops, programmes, festivals and public events, aiming to inspire young people and involve them in the exciting contemporary arts scene in Edinburgh and beyond.
2014 Scotsman Fringe First award
2013 Scottish Jazz Awards nominee – Innovation and Education awards
“Rave Culture meets last night of the Proms” The Herald
“A spectacular modern band” The Guardian
“An Orchestral Revolution” Edinburgh Evening News
Frontiers Orchestra course – a new, inclusive and accessible orchestra aimed at people aged 11 – 25 years old who play any instrument, at any grade or standard, including those with no music experience at all.
Frontiers Film Project - An exciting 10 week film and animation project for young people, providing a chance to work alongside professional filmmakers, musicians, street artists and performers.
Creative Sessions – A new project inviting composers, bands and young musicians to submit musical ideas & compositions to workshop and develop with the Tinderbox Orchestra.
Album Recording – We are in the process of recording our first album featuring a selection of original Tinderbox compositions as well as collaborations with some amazing local bands who we have worked with over the last few years.