News - October 2013

Weeks 2 and 3: Project Myanmar

Posted in Blog on 22nd October 2013

Dana Jacobson, who was recruited from Israel to take on the role of assistant during the 4 week project in Myanmar, has just sent us the final blog updates. We hope you enjoy reading them and we look forward to sharing the full report with you as soon as we can... Read on

Freelance Marketing Position

Posted in Recruitment on 22nd October 2013

We are still looking to recruit to a freelance marketing role (1 day per week, 1 year fixed term contract) to support the development of our Interactive Music-Making Course. The candidate should have proven experience in marketing to education, with confidence... Read on

Improving Dementia Care in Wales

Posted in Projects on 18th October 2013

I'm just back from a dynamic and interesting meeting with a wide group of people involved in the care of people with dementia in Wales, who are keen to look at whether care staff and activity organisers in care homes might be skilled to use some musical activities... Read on

Support visit in Georgia

Posted in Projects on 15th October 2013

Music Therapist, Sarah Whiteside,spent the last week in Georgia offering support to our Local Partners at Public school #200 in Tblisi. We were pleased to receieve some really positive and encouraging feedback from Sarah: "Staff told me the music programme has... Read on

Georgia 2013

Posted in Blog on 12th October 2013

So it’s my last day here in Tbilisi, Georgia, and I’m only now getting around to writing this. I’ve been here for a week visiting Public School #200, observing music sessions and having some discussions with staff about how they might continue to develop... Read on

Big Lottery Fund Grant!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 11th October 2013

We are very pleased that our new Chilterns-based Interactive Music-Making course, scheduled to begin in January 2014, has been awarded a grant from the Big Lottery Fund. The grant will be a huge help as we work on rolling out the new course, and we are very grateful... Read on

Cardiff Half-Marathon - sponsors needed!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 4th October 2013

The wonderful Lenny Sayers, Robert Plane and Anna Cleworth are running the Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday 6th October, to raise money for Music as Therapy International. They write: "We're all members of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. We're running the... Read on

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