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We are so proud that Songbirds, one of our projects working with children at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital with long-term ventilation needs and ABI (acquired brain injury) is the featured case study for artsandhealth.ie this month. Here is the link:

http://www.artsandhealth.ie/case-studies/songbirds/

We're now onto Bentley, Doncaster having completed 15 weeks at Askern & Denaby, each session has had 2 seperate activities, choosing between DJing, Music Production, Songwriting & Beatboxing. We've many positive case studies, with a few of the participants using their new skills on another Breaking Beats project involving Stop-motion Animation.

• Gain a City and Guilds EaT qualification (Education and Training, previously preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector)
• Gain workshop leading skills
• Study teaching and learning theory
• Design your own teaching materials and resources
• Entry based on experience and motivation
• Previous qualifications not essential
• Trained specialist tutors
• Small class sizes
• Train with other musicians and artists, building friendship, support and creative ideas
• Monthly payment plans available

Course starts April 2017 in London & October 2017 Bristol.

Course page is here
http://www.cmsounds.com/courses/music-leader-training-programme-ptlls

We all know that there’s satisfaction to be gained in learning a new skill. However, there are also proven neural benefits for children who learn to play a musical instrument. 

My thoughts on developing emotional resilience through music making. 

Having your owm music room can have great benefits, both for you and your children. However, before you create it, consider the following things.

  • by WKMT

    Sun 26 Feb 2017

London Piano / Music festival by WKMT

  • by BPS

    Thu 23 Feb 2017

Session 4 - January 2017

 

A PhD student is exploring the use of the piano to promote musical skills and wider learning in children with autism and learning difficulties.

  • by WKMT

    Wed 22 Feb 2017

Why should I participate at WKMT London Music Festival 11.03?

Early intervention is key to unlocking children’s life-long resilience, personal and social potential, health and happiness, – and musical engagement sits right at the core. We owe it to all of our children and young people to provide meaningful, high-quality musical opportunities regardless of their personal circumstance. This we believe in. This we all aspire to achieve.

A summary of activities on the first day of course nine - Nature Beats