Ruthless Jabiru: Studio Pivot

by Kelly Lovelady in London, England, United Kingdom

£10,695

raised so far

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Support the orchestra as we venture into the digital realm. Help us lift up our artists to keep making tender, provocative, empowering work!

by Kelly Lovelady in London, England, United Kingdom

Congratulations everyone—with your help we’ve now exceeded our target of £10K and I’m elated!
With 24 hours still left on the clock, I want to circle back to my original pitch where I mentioned that your support here will supplement grantfunding, CD sales and streaming income.
The keen observers among you will…

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Rewards

This project offered rewards

£30 or more

Signed CD

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself

£5 or more

Single Track

Digital download of any of our singles or album tracks

£30 or more

#MasksforMusic 2-pack

Adjustable fabric face masks handmade ethically in fair trade conditions and with plastic-free shipping. Your choice of #MasksforMusic 2-Pack [Full colour printed polyester outer / breathable cotton lining] or Bye Bye Plastic x #MasksforMusic Eco-Fabric 2-Pack [Black 100% eco-cotton with print logo]

£40 or more

Signed CD & Paperback Copy of 'Honour'

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus a paperback copy of Honour: Achieving Justice for Banaz Mahmod by Caroline Goode, former Detective Superintendent in the Counter Terrorism Command of the Metropolitan Police. Published in March 2020 and source for the recent ITV docudrama, Honour, the book documents the true story of the police investigation into the so-called 'honour' killing of Banaz Mahmod

£60 or more

Signed CD & Signed Copy of 'Artwash'

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus an exclusive signed copy of Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts by artist and activist Mel Evans. 'This fascinating book delves deeply into art sponsorship, one of the more insidious tools that the fossil fuel industry deploys to maintain its power' (Naomi Klein). A gripping exposé raising important questions about artistic censorship and complicity

£60 or more

Signed CD & Signed Copy of 'Atomic Thunder'

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus an exclusive signed copy of Atomic Thunder: British Nuclear Testing in Australia by journalist and academic Elizabeth Tynan. Winner of the Prime Minister's Literary Award for Australian History 2017 and CHASS Australia Book Prize 2017, the bitter truth is revealed of what really happened at Maralinga for our Indigenous communities, our environment, and our democracy

£60 or more

Signed CD & Signed Copy of 'We Break Strings'

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus an exclusive copy of We Break Strings: The Alt-Classical Music Scene in London signed by composer, producer, DJ & Artistic Director of Nonclassical, Gabriel Prokofiev. A collected history of photos, interviews & essays charting the rise of London's alternative classical music scene; with accompanying CD of live recordings from the 10-year archive of Nonclassical club nights

£70 or more

Signed CD & Chineke! Orchestra Rehearsal Pass

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus a rehearsal pass for 2 to attend a future dress rehearsal by our friends Chineke! Orchestra: Europe’s first majority Black, Asian and ethnically diverse orchestra

£75 or more

Signed CD & Video Credit

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus acknowledgement in the video credits of each of our short films. Who knows, maybe they'll go viral! In any case they'll definitely be online for the foreseeable future

£75 or more

Signed CD & 12-Month Subscription to Limelight

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus a 12-month digital subscription to Limelight Magazine. 1 year digital access includes access to all paywalled content including digital magazines

£80 or more

Signed CD & Barbican Livestream Multipass

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus a streaming ticket for each of the 4x remaining concerts in the Live from the Barbican autumn season. The Barbican does not offer any ticket bundles so this 4-in-1 is exclusive to our campaign. Stream is available for 48 hours after broadcast so suitable for all timezones

£100 or more

Signed CD & Album Credit

Hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; plus a formal acknowledgement within the print & digital CD booklet

£200 or more

Video Mentoring Session with Kelly Lovelady

In addition to a hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; I'll share my ideas, systems and solutions in response to your questions on conducting, score study, programming, advocacy & social responsibility, cultural Activism, starting & sustaining an orchestra, freelancing in the arts sector; and/or any other professional topics of your choosing!

£200 or more

Video Mentoring Session with Soosan Lolavar

In addition to a hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; Soosan will share her expertise as a composer+educator across Iranian and western classical musics. Learn about these traditions, her experimental santoor practice, explore ideas around hybridity, diaspora and double-consciousness in music from a leading researcher in the field, present your work in a 1:1 composition surgery; or an alternative topic to suit!

£250 or more

Video Masterclass with violinist Bindi McFarlane

In addition to a hard copy of our CD signed by composer Soosan Lolavar and myself; Ruthless Jabiru violinist Bindi McFarlane will teach an exclusive private masterclass on the music of your choice. Bindi has been a core member of the London Symphony Orchestra for 29 years, the Australian World Orchestra since outset, and a regular tutor with the Australian Youth Orchestra throughout her career

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