Welcome to Sound Sense – the UK professional association for community musicians

TTCM 2020: Save the date! 

Our next Training the Community Musician (TtCM) symposium will be held in London on 17 - 18 February 2020 in partnership with Trinity Laban Conservatoire and University of Aberdeen. Save the date - booking opens September 2019!

Just like the previous symposium this will be a two day event, featuring guest speakers and Open Space facilitation to once again empower the community music community to discuss issues that matter to them.

The full report from TtCM 2019 is now available here >>

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10 September 2019
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13 August 2019
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19 October 2019
A one day course at Goldsmiths providing an overview of the educational, community and therapeutic uses of music, introducing you to key ethics and practices. Tutored by Sound Sense board member, Graham Dowdall.
16 November 2019
A one day course at Goldsmiths looking at how music can enable those living with dementia to connect and create, combating social isolation, and helping maintain a sense of agency and identity. Tutored by Sound Sense member, Bela Emerson.
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