Welcome to Sound Sense – the UK professional association for community musicians

We're recruiting!

  • Are you passionate about community music?
  • Do you have excellent written communication skills?

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic person to join the Sound Sense team as our new Communications Officer. Responsible for delivering key member benefits, including our monthly newsletter Bulletin Board and quarterly journal Sounding Board, you will also lead on engaging with community musicians and the wide participatory arts sector via social media platforms and our website.  Find out more >>

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Making sure you receive the support, insurance and voice you need as a community music practitioner.
£10m specialist cover for Sound Sense members
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Public Liability
Publications from Sound Sense, its members and partners, including Sounding Board journal
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Resources &
The latest training courses, conferences, events and networking opportunities from Sound Sense and its members
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Courses &
News & Views
18 November 2020
  • Congratulations and welcome to our new Board members
  • Update from the International Society for Music Education (ISME)
  • Jobs, training and resources for community music practitioners
09 November 2020
As England starts a new national lockdown, and Wales comes to the end of its firebreak period, we are continually updating this page of guidance and resources to reflect the latest situation.
Courses & Events
10 November 2020 - 26 November 2020
This six-session online course from Community Music Wales will will provide a thorough grounding in creative youth engagement through exploring models of education and group development and giving practical experience of creating and delivering engagement activities
25 November 2020
Come together to discuss, offer and access peer support, share creative ideas or simply connect with others at this Tri-borough Music Hub sharing session
Come and join us
Membership of Sound Sense offers some brilliant benefits, which are all about supporting you in your work.