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Carolyn's Story

Posted in Blog, Projects on 21st December 2020

Last week, we spoke to Carolyn Adams, a new Interactive Music-Maker, about how she kept music going during the pandemic.  Carolyn trained as an Interactive Music-Maker from September last year to May 2020, when she graduated straight into a nationwide Coronavirus... Read on

Margaret's Story

Posted in Blog, Projects on 2nd December 2020

Last month, we had the pleasure of speaking to Margaret Corcoran, an Interactive Music-Maker, about her experience of training in IMM and using music with young children. Margaret, a Teaching Assistant (TA), first trained in Interactive Music-Making in 2013. Since... Read on

Our Final Interactive Music-Making CPD Event of 2020

Posted in Blog, Projects on 24th November 2020

Last Wednesday, Interactive Music-Makers gathered on Zoom for the final CPD Event of the year. After such a strange nine months it was a great opportunity to discuss the idiosyncrasies of 2020, and how nearly a year of living alongside a pandemic has affected... Read on

Our 2021 Distance Learning Programme is now open for applications

Posted in Blog, Projects on 11th November 2020

As our current group of Romanian Practitioners enrolled on our Distance Learning Programme navigate COVID and local restrictions to work through their Practical Assignments, it is time to open the 2021 course for applications. Programul nostru de Invatare la Distanta... Read on

Apply for the January Interactive Music-Making Course now!

Posted in Blog, Projects on 10th November 2020

There are now a limited number of places available for the next Interactive Music-Making Course, which will run from January to July 2021. Though IMM traditionally runs from September-April, we have spent the past months digitally enhancing the course to safeguard... Read on

We are finalists in the Third Sector Care Awards!

Posted in Blog on 23rd October 2020

After a tough year, we are thrilled to announce we are finalists in CMM’s prestigious Third Sector Care Awards! Our UK programme specifically has been nominated in the Innovative Quality Outcomes category “This award recognises an individual, group or organisation... Read on

Setting our sights: Navigating challenge with quiet confidence

Posted in Blog on 1st October 2020

  This photo is of me working in Romania with the local practitioners as they embarked on our Distance Learning Programme to explore how they might use music with young children with disabilities.  Taken a few weeks before lockdown, we had no idea we might look... Read on

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