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Charity Commission Error

Posted in Projects on 7th March 2017

A recent clerical error within the Charity Commission led to Music as Therapy International showing on their database as a defunct organisation in early February.  This error was corrected on 24th February and we have been very much up and running, delivering... Read on

Skill-Sharing in Worthing: Week 4 - Rapids and strong tides

Posted in Blog on 15th February 2017

Time is rushing past on the skill-sharing project, and we have successfully navigated a few rocky outcrops in the form of illness.  Clients and staff have suffered with a virus, but the sessions went on in a flexible and reduced format.  How stalwart and enthusiastic... Read on

Recent news from Hyderabad

Posted in Projects on 14th February 2017

Our Local Partners at the ARMS Centre in Hyderabad have just received some additional musical instruments from us to support the music programme they have been continuing since we provided a training project for their staff in 2015. They said, "We would like to... Read on

Skill sharing project in Worthing - an update!

Posted in Blog on 31st January 2017

In my own neck of the woods. (Or, the South Coast/Worthing Project) Right from the beginning, I have been interested in bringing the skill sharing concept to groups here in the UK.  There is so much need, and so many people who can benefit, particularly in dementia... Read on

***NOW RECRUITING*** Skill Sharing in Rwanda

Posted in Recruitment on 17th January 2017

Music as Therapy International is looking for a volunteer music therapist and an ‘assistant’ to share their skills with teachers and community workers at community centre in Kigali, Rwanda. The project will run for six weeks from mid June 2017. For more information... Read on

Our 2016 Impact

Posted in Projects on 19th December 2016

As we approach the New Year we have been reflecting on all we have achieved in 2016: Over all, including our work both in the UK and overseas, we delivered 19 projects to 226 Local Partners in 6 countries.  408 vulnerable children and adults participated in... Read on

Musical Instrument Fund

Posted in Projects on 14th December 2016

Local Partners in Gisenyi, Rwanda applied for our musical instrument fund earlier on this year. Based on their continued music as therapy practice we were really pleased to be able to send them a selection of new instruments to compliment the ones they already... Read on

Christmas Shopping!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 5th December 2016

Counting the days until Christmas and a frenzy of internet shopping is taking place worldwide!  Did you know that your Amazon shopping could raise very welcome funds for Music as Therapy International?  Just use this link to access Amazon, before you put anything... Read on

Hannah visits project in Wales

Posted in Blog on 30th November 2016

Today I went to Wales with music therapist Liz Coombes who earlier on this year delivered one of our UK pilot skill sharing projects at Oaklands, a respite care home for children aged 4 – 18 with profound and multiple learning difficulties. Liz trained two long... Read on

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