Embracing new thinking 

Our latest issue of Sounding Board journal delivers a diverse range of experiences and reflections from our community musician members. Hear reflections from our chair and exciting changes at Sound Sense; new ways of thinking about and approaching community music practice in light of the many new online skills we have acquired during the pandemic; a member interview hightlighting the value of multi arts projects and benefits it has on participants, and how music services are working to diversify music delivery for the long term.

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The journal of community music; shared experiences, reflections, interviews, and research contributed by Sound Sense members
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The latest training courses, conferences, events and networking opportunities from Sound Sense and its members
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News & Views
12 August 2021
  • Safeguarding training offer for community musicians
  • Reminder: nominations are open for our 2021 board elections
  • An abundance of community music training opportunities
16 July 2021
  • Call for nominations to join the Sound Sense Board of Directors
  • Explore the who/what/where/when/why of community music training
  • Professional indemnity insurance for our members
Courses & Events
04 October 2021
Bristol Beacon facilitates this one-day training session which can be taken as a stand-alone course or as part of the Inclusive Practitioner Certificate for Music Educators training course
21 February 2022 - 22 February 2022

Sound Sense's 3rd TTCM symposium will explore How do we prepare community musicians for the challenges of 21st century practice?

Held in partnership with University of Aberdeen and Bristol Music Trust. Our call for ideas is open until 31 August.