Skill Sharing in the UK: our first Pilot Project

Posted in Projects on 29th February 2016

This year we are piloting our model of skill sharing in the UK. Members of our Advisory Panel of Music Therapists will be introducing staff to ways that they can use music to benefit our three identified target groups: Young children under 5 years, Adults with... Read on

Brighton Half Marathon this Sunday!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 25th February 2016

This Sunday Hannah will complete the Brighton Half-Marathon. Her feet will bleed. Her lungs will ache. All in the name of Music as Therapy International. But your sponsorship would make it all worthwhile. Please consider turning your Facebook like into a donation... Read on

Launch of eBook 'Music Therapy in Romania'

Posted in Projects on 17th February 2016

We are very excited to launch the eBook "Music Therapy in Romania", a collection of presentations from the conference 'Music Therapy in Romania : Theory and Practice, Now and in the Future', held at the University of Transylvania, Brasov, in November 2015. We... Read on

Hannah's Running the Brighton Half

Posted in Fundraising Events on 27th January 2016

This February our Projects' Operational Manager, Hannah, is going to brave the blisters and run her socks off in the Brighton Half Marathon to raise money for Music as Therapy International!This will be the farthest Hannah has ever run - which can be a daunting... Read on

Celebrating 20 years

Posted in Blog on 7th December 2015

This year has been extraordinary for me, personally: It marks the twentieth anniversary of our pilot project in Romania. It saw us deliver more projects (10) to more countries than ever before (Romania, England, the Occupied Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, Georgia... Read on

Reflections on Romania

Posted in Projects on 7th December 2015

It is 20 years since I delivered our pilot project in Romania under the guidance of brilliant music therapists Una McInerney and Penny Birnstingl, who both remain on our Advisory Panel to this day. In fact all three of us were among the team which delivered a... Read on

News from Dar el Kalima in Beit Sahour

Posted in Projects on 2nd December 2015

We were very pleased to receive these pictures of children at the Dar el Kalima School in Beit Sahour, Palestine doing a mirroring activity as part of a music as therapy session. Each child works in a pair and takes it in turn to mirror their team mates movements... Read on

Learning Disability Today London Conference

Posted in Blog on 27th November 2015

Yesterday, Alexia Quin and Caroline Anderson, along with Advisory Panel Member Emma Lovell attended the Learning Disability Today London Conference. Emma Lovell ran a fantastic samba band music activity group for delegates, giving them a real sense of the benefits... Read on

Introduction to Music Therapy

Posted in Recruitment on 27th November 2015

For those of you interested to find out more about music therapy as a career or form of clinical intervention, two of our Advisory Panel Members - Liz Coombes and Becca Sayers - are holding an Introduction to Music Therapy Day at the University of South Wales... Read on

Project Hyderabad Week 5

Posted in Blog on 13th October 2015

"It’s time to sing goodbye"…. We have been singing this every day for the past five weeks so we should be prepared! However Dr. Sundhima, who set up ARMS, said it’s just the beginning when we spoke to her about the training earlier this week.In the final... Read on

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