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2nd February
15:00 to 16:00
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Make Music with Code

2nd February 15:00 to 16:00
Using the amazing Sonic Pi, you'll create a simple tune using the intuitive Ruby coding language.

Using the amazing Sonic Pi, you’ll create a simple tune using the intuitive Ruby coding language. You’ll learn something about both coding and music – and see how the two can come together in a creative and fun way. If you can already code or make music, here’s a great way to add another string to your bow.


No coding or music knowledge is needed, just a laptop. You will need to install Sonic Pi beforehand – just follow the simple instructions at Sonic Pi.


About the host:

Damian likes to help people learn digital skills, whatever their background. He brings people together in friendly and fun ‘digital making’ activities – both for beginners and for people seeking an interesting challenge. He is The ‘a Code Club’ founder, Coderdojo Champion, Raspberry Pi Certified Educator and STEM Ambassador. He founded Hive, a non-profit organisation that since 2015 has helped thousands of young people and adults in Greater Manchester to learn digital skills – and to feel empowered in the digital world.

In A Nutshell...

  • Collaborate... With coding experts on a fun interactive brief
  • Upskill... Your knowledge and understanding of coding
  • Engage Online... At any level no coding or music knowledge is needed
  • Be creative... creating your own music that could be later developed in your own time
  • Earn up to 4 Rise points ... which can be recognised within your degree.


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