Serious has a reputation for creating ambitious artist-led family shows and large-scale mass participation projects. 

Projects such as Saxophone Massive and Choir Clock provide opportunities for people of all ages and abilities to take part in music projects led by inspirational musicians, promoting social cohesion, inspiring individuals and connecting communities.

Serious is also passionate about creating quality music experiences for children and their families. Through our family work we aim to provide affordable, inspiring and entertaining concerts and workshops, which foster a love of live music in young audiences. Find out more about our participation work on the pages below, or by getting in touch via

It was a timely reminder of the underlying grassroots agenda of one of the world’s classiest jazz celebrations, and of where the love of music-making often begins – through chance meetings, faltering beginnings, and inspiring guides.

(The Guardian on participation project Make It/Break It, EFG London Jazz Festival 2016)