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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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
09 March 2018
EFDSS is offering Creative Seed Funding for new and emerging folk artists, and a Bursary and Residency Programme for established artists
07 March 2018
Public Health England has produced Health Matters, a new resource focusing on the concept and practice of community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing
Courses & Events
01 May 2018
NYMAZ's biennial conference been rescheduled following the bad weather on 27 February - all delegate bookings will be honoured
02 May 2018
Dr Phil Mullen (a Sound Sense member) is giving this lecture as part of the Douglas Alfred Bunce Memorial Lecture Series 2018
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Membership of Sound Sense offers some brilliant benefits, which are all about supporting you in your work.