Congratulations to Music in Offices who were yesterday shortlisted for a RPS Award.
The announcement was made on Radio 3′s In Tune, where Ivan Hewett, Classical Music Critic from the Telegraph pipped the education scheme as his one to watch.
Music in Offices offer instrumental and vocal lessons to offices in and around London, offering employees the chance to learn a new skill, de-stress and socialise within their working environment.
Other nominations include Claudio Abbado, Harrison Birtwhistle and Eva-Maria Westbroek. For a full list of nominations visit the Royal Philharmonic Society website.
The winners will be announced on May 8th – good luck to all involved!
(Written on April 18, 2012 )
Tonight marks the final of the Office Choir of the Year competition held by music education scheme Music in Offices.
The event, held at St John’s Smith Square, Westminster, marks the end of a year long search to find the best office choir in London. Entries were made by offices both large and small and across a wide range of professions. Some of the companies involved included L’Oreal, BBC Worldwide, Channel 4, News International, Norton Rose, UBS, Olswang, Royal Mail, Debenhams and Royal Historical Palaces to name a few.
The four finalists who will be singing tonight are:
The evening will be presented by Classic FM presenter Jamie Crick and will also have performance from special guests Blossom Street Singers.
The evening promises to be a wonderful celebration of all the hard work achieved by all the choirs involved. Good luck to all taking part!
For more information about MIO or to find out how you can start your own office choir please visit
(Written on March 22, 2012 )
WildKatPR is proud to announce that we will be working with four outstanding new clients in various fields. These are Andrew Staples (tenor), Vignette Productions (opera production company), Sid Samberg (composer / pianist) and Music in Offices (music education group).
WildKat is managing an international campaign for all of Andrew Staples’ engagements as well as looking towards his upcoming project, Opera For Change, in September 2013. Andrew will be performing in Opera Holland Park‘s production of Così fan tutte this summer and directing a new production of La Cenerentola at Bury Court Opera in March.
Sid Samberg is a dynamic young composer and pianist who has performed internationally. WildKat is working with Sid, consulting on his career in both America and Europe.
We are also working with Music In Offices, a unique music education company whose clients are high fliers from a range of industries. WildKat is working on their innovative Office Choir Of The Year initiative.
(Written on December 16, 2011 )
Congratulations to all involved with last night’s Music in Offices christmas carol concert at St. Katharine Cree church in Aldgate.
The concert was a wonderful celebration of the work achieved by each of the office choirs from Debenhams, Channel 4, Freemantle Media, BBC World Service, Royal Historical Palaces and Christie’s amongst others as they all joined in the festive spirit along with a guest appearance from The Lunar Saxophone Quartet.
The event highlighted the great community spirit from all choirs and even held a mini tournament in the form of ’12 days of Christmas’ in preparation for the 2012 Office Choir of The Year Competition held in March. Applications are still being accepted so if you think your office has got what it takes to claim the prize or just want a bit of musical fun, why not enter at their website.
(Written on December 13, 2011 )