Shraddha Centre Update and Nina Cherla's Experience

Posted in Blog on 26th March 2019

India has always had a special place in my heart and I have been visiting this wonderful country regularly for over a decade. I love the people, the colours, the spices and of course - the music. There is nothing quite as tranquil as the drone of a tanpura or... Read on

ELCJHLS Introductory Training Project Update

Posted in Blog on 21st March 2019

A short training was planned to top up skills learnt some years ago, and bring in new people as staff have moved on, in the ELCJHLS in the West Bank. You can see where this training began in 2012 (Sept and Oct blogs) but it has been in process since Liz made contact... Read on

Intensive Study Weekend in Romania

Posted in Projects on 12th March 2019

Our thanks to Hospice Speranta in Brasov for hosting our Intensive Study Weekend at the start of March. This fantastic facility provided us with a wonderful training space, the permission to make lots of noise in our music-making(!) and helped us make sure all... Read on

Music Therapy Conference in Gerogia

Posted in Projects on 8th March 2019

On World Music Therapy Day (1st March), Jenny and Isabel attended and presented at our Local Partner's first Music Therapy Conference in Tbilisi, Georgia. The theme for the conference was 'Music Unites'. Over 55 people attended and at one point, there... Read on

Week 4 update, from the MacIntyre Introductory Training Project

Posted in Blog on 27th February 2019

Music Therapist Susanna Bajali shares her reflections so far on the introductory training project taking place at Dell Farm, in partnership with MacIntyre No Limits...  The past two weeks of half term break provide me with a good opportunity to reflect and feedback... Read on

Advisory Panel Meeting 2019

Posted in Projects on 19th February 2019

Earlier this year, we had our Advisory Panel meeting where we heard about our members' experiences with the projects they were involved with in 2018 and their advice on Music as Therapy International's direction and forthcoming activities. It was also... Read on

Local Trainer Support in Rwanda

Posted in Projects on 15th February 2019

Our work in Rwanda started back in 2010, when our partner Audace was one of a number of local practitioners took part in our introductory training project. Since then, Audace continued to run music sessions with children with disabilities at the Urugwiro Centre... Read on

Launching our UK Partner Newsletter!

Posted in Blog, Projects on 13th February 2019

'The Newsletter is great! Useful feedback in a format that works well for busy practitioners.' - Ali McKenzie, Early Years Lead at Waterways Nursery ... This February we are sending out our very first Newsletter to all our Partners across the UK, from... Read on

Locally-led Training: India 

Posted in Projects on 12th February 2019

Many of you will be familiar with the third stage of the Music as Therapy International approach: Capacity Building. This is the point at which our partners are ready to share their music skills with others, and to further promote or develop the way music is being... Read on

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