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Week 1 - Skill sharing in the Highlands

Posted in Blog on 16th August 2016

Music Therapist, Clare Reynolds delivered a skill sharing project in Romania in 1999 and has since been involved with the charity through our advisory panel of Music therapist who meet once a year. We are therefore very excited to be supporting Clare to deliver... Read on

Skill sharing in South Wales

Posted in Blog on 27th July 2016

We are now over halfway through the skillsharing work in Newport S Wales, with staff plucking up courage to lead half a session each so far.  We’ve devised a super story involving jungle animals so the children can use instruments to make the sounds and bring... Read on

Pilot project in Wales

Posted in Projects on 12th July 2016

We are currently delivering a pilot skill sharing project at a center in Wales that is accessed by young people with a broad range of disabilities. Liz Coombes is delivering the project and is really pleased with how it is going so far. The center Manager told... Read on

Support visit in Hyderabad

Posted in Blog on 11th July 2016

It is great to be back with the teachers at Patashala and ARMS centers in Hyderabad, India.  It has been around 7 months since Alastair and I completed a 5 week Music as Therapy International (MasT) training project for 9 teachers here. It is so inspiring to... Read on

Article written by staff about our first pilot project in the UK

Posted in Projects on 6th July 2016

Click here to hear first hand from the recipients of our first pilot skill sharing project in the UK which took place at the Fields, a residential care home for Adults with Learning Difficulties. Caroline Anderson (the music therapist who delivered the training... Read on

Tubakunde Evaluation visit - end of week one

Posted in Blog on 5th July 2016

Muraho from Rwanda! Una and I have been here just a week and we've already travelled more than 300km and have visited five different day centres for child and young people with learning and physical disabilities across Rwanda. For both of us, it is out first visit... Read on

How has the music programme benefited the people you work with?

Posted in Projects on 30th June 2016

Earlier this year we implemented a 6 week skill sharing project at The Fields, a residential care home for adults with learning difficulties. We recently returned to visit the staff that had taken part in the training to find out how the music programme has benefited... Read on

Project in Rwanda underway!

Posted in Projects on 28th June 2016

We currently have two Music as Therapy International representatives in Rwanda. Una and Isabel are evaluating a new training model that we piloted last year and supporting staff working in 8 Centres across Rwanda during the next two weeks. We hope to update our... Read on

Interactive Music-Making tutor feedback

Posted in Projects on 27th June 2016

It's not just our students who get excited about the interactive music-making course. The course is delivered by a team of 6 tutors, 5 experienced music therapists and 1 interactive music-making specialist. As we come to the end of this year's delivery, music... Read on

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