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

Coaching for creative teams

Boost your practice with our in-depth project development support

Sound Sense coaching sessions are run by Sound Sense director Åsa Malmsten, an experienced creative producer and coach with many years experience of leading creative teams through commissioning processes and business development. The sessions are aimed at anyone working in community music practice, wanting to develop a specific project or business idea.

More information on our Professional Development page >>

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Making sure you receive the support, insurance and voice you need as a community music practitioner.
We offer various categories of membership with different benefits. Find out which membership is for you.
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£10m specialist cover for Sound Sense members
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Public Liability
Sound Sense plays a key role in reporting on projects that deal with major issues.
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Advocacy &
Download Resources, Publications and Fact sheets here
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Resources &
The latest Jobs, Careers and Opportunities from the Community Music arena.
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Jobs &
You can look for specific people or organisations, those working in particular areas of the country, or by key words.
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News & Views
11 July 2018
Morley College London is delighted to announce that it has been successfully validated by Trinity College London to offer the Certificate for Music Educators (CME) from January 2019
13 June 2018
Axisweb is offering Social Works - a range of funding opportunities designed to promote connection and communication between people involved in socially engaged artistic practice
Courses & Events
15 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
ISME's 2018 world conference is taking place in Baku, Azerbaijan with Kathryn Deane as keynote speaker
19 July 2018
Wren Music, a Sound Sense member, invites you to a one-day symposium discussing the contribution of community music to our society
Come and join us
Membership of Sound Sense offers some brilliant benefits, which are all about supporting you in your work.