News

Final week and Follow Up (Worthing)

Posted in Blog on 5th April 2017

The final stage of any of our 6-week introductory training projects is when the participating staff take over the music sessions themselves.  Music Therapist Hazel Child, who has led an introductory training project in a care setting for people living with dementia... Read on

An update from Jane Robbie

Posted in Blog on 28th March 2017

After 17 years of working for Music as Therapy International I have made the difficult decision to leave my current role in the office.  I say difficult because it really has been a very tough decision!  I have been working closely with Alexia, the whole team... Read on

An update from our new Programme Manager, Lindsay McHale

Posted in Blog on 24th March 2017

It's been a very busy and exciting first few weeks in my new role as UK & International Programme Manager for Music as Therapy International.  The team have been incredibly supportive, patient and helpful showing me the ropes and teaching me about the different... Read on

Charity Commission Error

Posted in Projects on 7th March 2017

A recent clerical error within the Charity Commission led to Music as Therapy International showing on their database as a defunct organisation in early February.  This error was corrected on 24th February and we have been very much up and running, delivering... Read on

Skill-Sharing in Worthing: Week 4 - Rapids and strong tides

Posted in Blog on 15th February 2017

Time is rushing past on the skill-sharing project, and we have successfully navigated a few rocky outcrops in the form of illness.  Clients and staff have suffered with a virus, but the sessions went on in a flexible and reduced format.  How stalwart and enthusiastic... Read on

Recent news from Hyderabad

Posted in Projects on 14th February 2017

Our Local Partners at the ARMS Centre in Hyderabad have just received some additional musical instruments from us to support the music programme they have been continuing since we provided a training project for their staff in 2015. They said, "We would like to... Read on

Skill sharing project in Worthing - an update!

Posted in Blog on 31st January 2017

In my own neck of the woods. (Or, the South Coast/Worthing Project) Right from the beginning, I have been interested in bringing the skill sharing concept to groups here in the UK.  There is so much need, and so many people who can benefit, particularly in dementia... Read on

***NOW RECRUITING*** Skill Sharing in Rwanda

Posted in Recruitment on 17th January 2017

Music as Therapy International is looking for a volunteer music therapist and an ‘assistant’ to share their skills with teachers and community workers at community centre in Kigali, Rwanda. The project will run for six weeks from mid June 2017. For more information... Read on

Our 2016 Impact

Posted in Projects on 19th December 2016

As we approach the New Year we have been reflecting on all we have achieved in 2016: Over all, including our work both in the UK and overseas, we delivered 19 projects to 226 Local Partners in 6 countries.  408 vulnerable children and adults participated in... Read on

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