Sounding Board special edition: Arts & Health 

Our call out to Sound Sense members for arts & health submissions mustered an incredible response leading to a vibrant, informative and practical June edition of Sounding Board. This edition clearly showcases the diverse, creative and skilful ways our community musician members use music to promote health and wellbeing.

In this issue, Thea Jacob reviews the new Power of Music report, explaining England's Integrated Care Systems and providing pathways to action for community musicians to raise the profile of music for health work. We also hear from More Music, Soundcastle, Bristol Beacon and Comhaltas in Britain about their arts & health programmes, social prescribing and cross-sector partnership working... and much more!

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Earthsong at Ilam Park, Derbyshire, for the Green Space Dark Skies project

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News & Views
16 September 2022
  • NEW! Community Music Connected in Birmingham and Edinburgh
  • How to update your soundsense.org member directory entry
  • Courses, resources and job opportunities for the new term
16 August 2022
  • Board nominations
  • We want to hear participant voices
  • Jobs, events, resources and funding for community musicians
Courses & Events
03 September 2022 - 29 October 2022
Sound Sense member Susanne Olbrich is hosting this eight-week training course exploring ways of bringing a mindfulness practice into your musical life and cultivating more clarity, creativity and emotional wellbeing
27 September 2022
Stakeholders and policymakers will discuss priorities following Ofstedā€™s review of music education and assess how schools have adapted to the new model curriculum, its impact so far on curriculum design, and areas for improvement