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Sounding Board journal now online

We're celebrating 30 years of publishing Sounding Board, the journal of community music with moving to an all-new digital format that will enable you to access your member journal on any device, wherever you are.

In our latest issue Catherine Birch discusses Reflexivity in practice and Anita Holford continues her series of articles on Growing your reach and impact. We also have some exciting news from Chiltern Music Therapy about how community musicians can engage with music therapists to deliver holistic pathways of care for the people they work with.   Find out more >>

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