Welcome to Sound Sense – the UK membership organisation for community musicians

Join us for Sound Sense AGM!

Sound Sense board invites you to its AGM 2017, which this year is held in York on 22 November. Any member can attend, but you need to let us know by Friday 17 November, so that we can book your lunch. Find our more here>>>

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You can find out who is nominated for board, and read their biographies here

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We offer various categories of membership with different benefits. Find out which membership is for you.
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Sound Sense plays a key role in reporting on projects that deal with major issues.
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News & Views
19 October 2017
Sound Sense board invites you to the AGM, which this year is held in York on the 22 November 2017. This is a great opportunity to have lunch with the trustees and talk to them about Sound Sense and how it can help you as a community musician. Any member can attend, but you need to tell Åsa Malmsten by Friday 17 November, so that we can send you a map and book your lunch.
27 September 2017
Do it now: email your local MP to tell them about your work and encourage them to attend this debate on 11 October
Courses & Events
27 October 2017
Trinity Laban, a Sound Sense member is presenting Press Play, a unique careers event for music students, recent graduates and those in the early stages of their careers
13 November 2017
Join the EFDSS Folk Educators Group in Penrith for a day of presentations and practical sessions focusing on Working in Rural Settings
Come and join us
Membership of Sound Sense offers some brilliant benefits, which are all about supporting you in your work.