Training of Trainers 2010

Posted in Projects on 27th May 2010

Music as Therapy International are delighted to announce a new training initiative that will take place in Romania to support local staff train others in how to use music in a therapeutic context. Many of our Local Partners have been developing their music programme... Read on

Bethlehem Follow-up Visit

Posted in Projects on 10th May 2010

Music Therapist Liz Coombes and Assistant Hannah McCabe have returned to the SOS Village in Bethlehem to deliver a week one Follow-up Visit. The visit will support Local Partners in Bethlehem to develop the music programme after receiving their initial 6 -week... Read on

Masters in Music Therapy, Brasov

Posted in Projects on 10th May 2010

Well, I'm sitting in the lobby of a hotel in Brasov after two days spent teaching students on the new Masters in Music Therapy Course, run by the University of Transylvania. It has been fascinating to meet the students and explore their motivation for learning... Read on

Recruitment for Project Rwanda now closed

Posted in Recruitment on 6th May 2010

The deadline for Project Rwanda has now passed, and Music as Therapy International is not currently recruiting for any volunteers. If you are interested in being on our mailing list for future volunteering opportunities please email Read on

UK Developments

Posted in Projects on 16th March 2010

The Interactive Music-Making Course, which has been developed in partnership with Greenwich Community Health Services (formerly Greenwich Teaching Primary Care Trust) was successful in its application for credit rating from the University of Greenwich, last week... Read on

Recruiting for Rwanda 2010

Posted in Recruitment on 16th March 2010

We are excited to announce that we will be looking for volunteers - a Music Therapist and someone interested in a career in music therapy, who will be appointed as their 'assistant' - to help deliver a project in Rwanda for six weeks, from mid August 2010. Click... Read on

New Partnership

Posted in Projects on 20th January 2010

We are delighted to announce a new partnership for 2010: Over the past three years we have been following with admiration the work of Music Therapist Helen Leith in Rwanda. This year we have the opportunity to work with her in the Cyangugu district of Rwanda,... Read on

Thank you Amazon Shoppers!

Posted in Fundraising Events on 11th January 2010

Wow! A huge number of people have used our site to start their Amazon shopping, which has raised us nearly £300 this Christmas. Thank you so much. Particular thanks should go to whoever the generous souls are who bought their nearest and dearest (or maybe themselves... Read on

Final News from Bethlehem

Posted in Blog on 2nd January 2010

Liz At last we are filing our final blog, not from Bethlehem, but from the comfort of our own homes.The last few days in Palestine were very busy. We made up as many of the sessions we had missed due to the religious holiday as possible, finished off the Booklet... Read on

News from Romania

Posted in Projects on 21st December 2009

I spotted today an article on the BBC News website by Chris Rogers - a reporter with a longstanding association with Romania and, in particular, Romanian orphans. What intererested me in what he had written was his observations of the transformation that has taken... Read on

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