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In our latest TTCM Conversation, Jess Abrams chats with Graham Dowdall who shares his refreshing take on what it means to train, develop and nurture today's community musicians. With over 25 years of experience as an educator and practising community musician, Graham says;

"The key thing in training is to give people the tools and the thinking to find where they fit. It all starts with ethics and principles, and the practical aspects will follow.
Catch up on the entire TTCM Conversations series on our Sound Sense YouTube page and be sure to subscribe so you will be notified when new content is added. Join the conversation by commenting below the videos, and by joining us on 21-22 February for our third TTCM symposium at Bristol Beacon.

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