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The who, what, where and why of training community musicians

In the lead up to our third TTCM event at Bristol Beacon in February, Jess Abrams and Chris Gray have been having conversations with practitioners and educators exploring what it means to train, nurture and develop community musician practitioners. The Zoom conversations are being recorded and uploaded to our new Sound Sense YouTube page, with the first three there now for you to watch. You can join the conversation by commenting below the videos, and even better, by joining us in Bristol on 21-22 February.

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19 October 2021
  • Introducing our new Board members
  • Singing for health social prescribing resources
  • New TTCM Conversations series available now
14 October 2021
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06 November 2021
Training
Goldsmiths is hosting this one-day in-person training, led by Graham Dowdall, that focuses on working with so-called 'hard to reach' young people, and how music can support them in overcoming some of the challenges they face
06 December 2021 - 07 December 2021
Conference
We are delighted to announce that our 2021 Student Research Symposium, hosted by ICCM in partnership with Sound Sense, will take place at York St John University in December 2021. KeyNote speakers Dr Diljeet Kaur Bhachu and Dr Ruth Currie, as well as student contributors, will be exploring the theme of Positionality and the role of the researcher in community music.
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