Tots Tunes

A fun interactive parent and baby class


10am, Friday 29 July 2022


Tara Franks (cello, djembe, voice)


Venue TBC, Dartington Trust, South Devon


Ages 0-5yrs | £5 + free accompanying adult | Please call our Summer School Team to book | Click here to Contact Us

About this event

Join Tara Franks of SoundsCreative Projects for her celebrated music workshop aimed at 0-5 year-olds and their parents/carers. Featuring folk songs from around the world, this is a chance to sing, dance and shake in a class that is as fun and interactive for the adults as it is for the children!

About tara and soundscreative

Tara is the driving force and Artistic Director of SoundsCreative Projects; conjuring up new ideas, designing the commissions and leading many of the Neighbourhood Projects including Tots Tunes and Vox Voices and gathering together and collaborating with a growing collective of Connected Artists.  

Tara is a performing cellist, composer and creative project leader. She plays and writes with her contemporary trio Quest Ensemble and experimental string duo Balladeste, she collaborates on cross-arts projects including creating the sound for theatre, dance and visual arts installations. She has led creative projects for organisations including Barbican, Royal Opera House, Aldeburgh Music and Kobe University, Japan.  Tara studied cello performance at Leeds University, and later undertook an MMus in Leadership at Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Having also trained and worked as a KS2 teacher. Tara combines her skills, experience and beliefs in SoundsCreative Projects, to develop quality musical experiences.

About the dartington music festival

This event is part of the annual Dartington Music Festival, a thrilling summer of live classical, jazz, folk and experimental music on the Dartington estate, running this year between 23 July and 19 August.


For more information about the Dartington Music Summer School & Festival , which includes an exciting range of intimate chamber music, spectacular outdoor performances, family-friendly concerts, workshops and talks, visit the Festival website.

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The Dartington Music Festival 2022 is delighted to welcome audiences back into the Great Hall (unless specified otherwise on the event page).

With guidance around Covid-19 constantly changing, we are monitoring the advice and will update audiences if there are any changes. We hope that you’ll join us for what promises to be a very special summer of live music.

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