News - October 2010

News from Rwanda 5

Posted in Blog on 20th October 2010

We can hardly believe it, but we have reached the final week of the project. Most of our time outside the centres was spent putting together the resource booklet for staff. We had intended to include illustrations depicting group activities, however our artistic... Read on

Volunteers from Rwanda return home!

Posted in Projects on 15th October 2010

We are delighted to report that Music Therapists, Nicky Haire and Caroline Anderson arrived home safely after delivering a skill sharing project to Local Partners in Rwanda. They spent 7 weeks working closely with staff at 2 care settings in the Cyangugu district... Read on

Beatboxer backing our cause!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 13th October 2010

Brilliant Beatboxer, Shlomo, is rallying support for Music as Therapy International's quest to be Paritor's Charity of the Year 2011. See us mentioned in his blog here and find out more about him and his incredible skills at http://www.shlo.co.uk/ Read on

We need your vote!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 10th October 2010

We are very excited to have been nominated as a possible Charity of the Year for the software company, Paritor. If we are successful, it will mean they pledge to raise money for us throughout 2011... this would have quite a significant impact on our fundraising... Read on

News from Rwanda 4

Posted in Blog on 5th October 2010

This week we have moved on to the last stage of the project with the staff planning and leading sessions whilst we observe. This has been very exciting for us as we have been able to see how much of the Interactive Music Making principles the staff have taken... Read on

News from Rwanda 3

Posted in Blog on 4th October 2010

We’re now over halfway through our trip and into the fourth week of the six week programme. The staff have begun to take a more active role in the sessions; they have started leading activities, and take a lively interest in discussing the needs of individuals... Read on

Administrator

Posted in Recruitment on 1st October 2010

Today Music as Therapy International says goodbye to its Administrator, Cleo, and welcomes Liz Nicholson to the team. I'm sure many of you will get to know Liz over the coming weeks and months as she gets involved with the running of the Music as Therapy International... Read on

Interactive Music-Making Course (Greenwich)

Posted in Projects on 1st October 2010

We are very excited to have launched our Interactive Music-Making Course, put together in partnership with Greenwich Community Health Services Music Therapy Service and accredited by Greenwich University, with our first teaching session last night. We have ten... Read on

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