The Best That You Can Be - A song for Derbyshire

Celebrate the enormous amount of music-making that takes place across Derbyshire by watching this specially commissioned song for Derbyshire.

Best-you-can-be--BLACK-SMALLOver 1,700 children and young people from 46 schools, 3 area music centres, 1,100 singers and 270 instrumentalists filmed across 32 locations… all with a single motivational message − to be the Best That You Can Be.

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The Derbyshire Music Education Hub brings you this specially commissioned song collaborating with Glossop-based composers Dan Whibley and James Manson. School children suggested lyrics, the Derbyshire City & County Youth Orchestra and Youth Wind Band rehearsed and recorded the instrumentals and schools and music centres decided where they would like their performances to be filmed.


For a full screen video, please watch on Vimeo...


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