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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

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

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

We're back in the Highlands!

Posted in Projects on 18th August 2017

Our next skill-sharing project in the UK is now underway: Music Therapist Clare Reynolds is working in partnership with Abbeyfield Ballachulish to introduce music into their care home in the Scottish highlands. Clare will keep us all updated in a blog as the project... Read on

Training for Trainers (Rwanda)

Posted in Projects on 22nd June 2017

So pleased to hear from Lindsay and Hannah, that the Training for Trainers project was a success. The Local Partners who took part in this short course earlier in the week are today running their own training for 7 local staff working in different centres for... Read on

Musical Instruments arrive in Romania

Posted in Projects on 22nd June 2017

Georgiana Savin is a Romanian psychotherapist who completed our Distance Learning Programme in 2015. At that time she was working in a Special School in Cluj, where she ran music sessions until 2016. Georgiana still volunteers at the school, but she also has her... Read on

Blended Learning Programme (Occupied Palestinian Territories)

Posted in Projects on 21st June 2017

Today sees the start of our Blended Learning Programme in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. We are delighted to be working in partnership with Musicians without Borders to offer this introductory training in how music can be used with young children with disabilities... Read on

Rwanda Programme field work underway

Posted in Projects on 20th June 2017

Our International and UK Programme Manager, Lindsay McHale, and our Rwanda Programme Officer, Hannah Hulin, have arrived in Kamembe, Rwanda. They will spend a week here delivering training for staff who work with children with disabilities. Thank you to @rwanda_aid... Read on

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