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Help us raise money on Black Friday!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 17th November 2017

If you are planning to make the most of Black Friday savings next week - or if you're beginning to think about Christmas - it is a good moment for us to remind you that your Amazon shopping can support our work: Please bookmark this link to Amazon and we... Read on

We have a new Field Project starting in Greenwich!

Posted in Blog, Projects on 14th November 2017

We are delighted to announce that we have started a new UK music skill-sharing project this week, in partnership with Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. This is the second music skill-sharing project we have delivered together. Ruth Kumar & Leana Crookes are the Music... Read on

A final update from Ballachulish

Posted in Blog, Projects on 2nd November 2017

Well we have got there!! the hand over day of our project in Abbeyfield Care Home in Ballachulish. For the past 8 weeks or so I have made the 50 mile round trip to Ballachulish, mostly in the rain it has to be said, where i have been met with a warm welcome each... Read on

Update from Ballachulish

Posted in Blog on 2nd October 2017

Delighted to share the latest enthusiastic update on our Introductory Training project in Ballachulish, from music therapist Clare Reynolds telling us about the increasing involvement of staff members Paul, Bev and Jessie: "Really exciting to be handing ownership... Read on

International Capacity Building

Posted in Projects on 27th September 2017

Our work is not always about what we can do, but we also invest in Capacity Building activities - enabling others to do more themselves to make music more widely accessible to vulnerable children and adults or to reach communities we can't ourselves. We... Read on

Blended Learning in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Posted in Blog on 14th September 2017

I was up bright and early (4am!) last week for a 140 mile drive to Heathrow. The mission?  To fly to Tel Aviv and thence travel to Beit Sahour, Palestine to deliver the Intensive Study Weekend with Alexia.  This part of the training is an intrinsic part of the... Read on

News from the Highlands ...

Posted in Blog on 11th September 2017

Update from music therapist Clare who is delivering a 6 week skill-sharing project at Abbeyfield's Care Home in the Highlands: Last week saw the first day of individual work, a group session with day care clients and a large singing group with residents. It... Read on

A final week update from our volunteers in Rwanda

Posted in Blog, Projects on 5th September 2017

It’s our last week in Kigali and we can’t believe it! We are very sad to be leaving Rwanda because we’ve truly felt like it has become our home over the last 6 weeks. There are so many things to be missed but here are a few that we can’t quite shake from... Read on

Supporting our Local Partners in Romania

Posted in Projects on 1st September 2017

Our work's not all about Introductory Training: Integral to what we do is helping the people who train with us continue to work with music independently. For our Local Partners in Romania this includes running a Romanian website full of resources and through... Read on

Update from Rwanda (Weeks 4 and 5)

Posted in Blog on 22nd August 2017

Hello, it’s us again! We’ve spent another two incredible weeks in Kigali since our last post and we want to update you on how things are going! Week 4 Continuing from Week 3, we’ve encouraged teachers to take even more of a lead during music sessions. This... Read on

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