News

Training of Trainers in Georgia - happening now!

Posted in Blog on 26th October 2016

So, Project Georgia has reached a new stage! Following two six week training projects (one in 2011 and one in 2014) and subsequent support visits, the request for Training of Trainers is being fulfilled this cold, wet week in October. Isabel and I arrived back... Read on

Singing from a session in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Posted in Projects on 4th October 2016

Following Alexia's fascinating visit to the Musicians without Borders and Sounds of Palestine teams in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, we are starting to think about how we might develop our partnership and offer the Distance Learning Programme again... Read on

Making local news

Posted in Projects on 22nd September 2016

Our recent skill sharing project in the highlands made local news today! Read on

Skill Sharing in the UK receives a fantastic response

Posted in Projects on 22nd September 2016

So far this year we have delivered 4 pilot skill sharing projects in London, Wales, Scotland and Sheffield working with elderly living with dementia, Adults with learning difficulties, children and young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties... Read on

Final week of Highlands Skill sharing project

Posted in Blog on 20th September 2016

So that's it for now week 6 has come and gone! It's been a brilliant 6 weeks and I was so excited to see some fantastic work during this last week from the trained staff. I want to say a huge thank you to all the staff I have worked with during this project... Read on

Alexia's visit to Palestine Day 3

Posted in Blog on 18th September 2016

Over the past two days I have had the privilege of watching the people who completed our Distance Learning Programme here in the Occupied Palestinian Territories delivering music sessions with small groups of children.  I have been so impressed by the sensitivity... Read on

Alexia's visit to Palestine

Posted in Blog on 18th September 2016

Waiting at Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem, this morning I was reminded how amazing all our volunteers are who travel to deliver projects overseas for Music as Therapy International.  It is a long time since my involvement in any of our projects has taken me to a new country... Read on

We're recruiting!

Posted in Recruitment on 15th September 2016

We are excited to advertise two new roles within our team for which we are currently inviting applications:  International Programme Manager (3 days/week) and UK Programme Manager (2 days/week).  We would consider combining the two roles for the right candidate... Read on

Skill sharing in the Highlands: Week 5

Posted in Blog on 14th September 2016

Well it's week 5 already here in Fort William and this week I began to hand over work to some very capable ladies in Moss Park care home! I have been so pleased with the attitude, commitment and enthusiasm for the Music As Therapy project and am really excited... Read on

Skill sharing project in Wales - final week

Posted in Blog on 31st August 2016

The last session of the skillsharing project in Wales has now taken place, and what a triumph!  Before the session began, I was presented with a plan drafted by the session leaders Penny and Jayne.  Jayne had increased in confidence, and had brought her guitar... Read on

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