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Hannah visits project in Wales

Posted in Blog on 30th November 2016

Today I went to Wales with music therapist Liz Coombes who earlier on this year delivered one of our UK pilot skill sharing projects at Oaklands, a respite care home for children aged 4 – 18 with profound and multiple learning difficulties. Liz trained two long... Read on

Update from Romania

Posted in Projects on 24th November 2016

I am back in the office this morning, basking in the excitements of my recent visit to Brasov.  Accompanied and guided by our fantastic Romanian Programme Officer, Magda Pata, our three days began with a meeting at the University of Bucharest.  Loredana Tudorache... Read on

Hallelujah! The ‘Scratch Messiah’ is coming!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 21st November 2016

We are thrilled to announce our next fundraising event – the Music as Therapy International ‘Scratch Messiah’. When: Saturday 11th March 2017 Where: St Sepulchre’s, London, EC1A 2DQ Learn Handel’s ‘Messiah’ in a single day before performing accompanied... Read on

What is music therapy? How does it work and what evidence do we have?

Posted in Projects on 21st November 2016

Alexia Quin and Magda Pata are on their way to Romania to present at a conference being held by the University of Transilvania in Brasov - they will be launching a 180 page research document entitled 'What is music therapy? How does it work and what evidence do... Read on

Training of Trainers in Georgia - the conclusion!

Posted in Blog on 1st November 2016

Following Jenny’s blog earlier in the week, we just wanted to fill you in on how the 2-day intensive Training of the Trainers went… We spent Wednesday preparing for the training, after observing sessions in the three different settings (Public School 198,... Read on

Training of Trainers in Georgia - happening now!

Posted in Blog on 26th October 2016

So, Project Georgia has reached a new stage! Following two six week training projects (one in 2011 and one in 2014) and subsequent support visits, the request for Training of Trainers is being fulfilled this cold, wet week in October. Isabel and I arrived back... Read on

Singing from a session in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Posted in Projects on 4th October 2016

Following Alexia's fascinating visit to the Musicians without Borders and Sounds of Palestine teams in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, we are starting to think about how we might develop our partnership and offer the Distance Learning Programme again... Read on

Making local news

Posted in Projects on 22nd September 2016

Our recent skill sharing project in the highlands made local news today! Read on

Skill Sharing in the UK receives a fantastic response

Posted in Projects on 22nd September 2016

So far this year we have delivered 4 pilot skill sharing projects in London, Wales, Scotland and Sheffield working with elderly living with dementia, Adults with learning difficulties, children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties... Read on

Final week of Highlands Skill sharing project

Posted in Blog on 20th September 2016

So that's it for now week 6 has come and gone! It's been a brilliant 6 weeks and I was so excited to see some fantastic work during this last week from the trained staff. I want to say a huge thank you to all the staff I have worked with during this project... Read on

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