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Wesleyan has just launched the Welseyan Foundation, a fund designed to provide financial support for local community groups and charities, to make a positive difference across four key themes: health, education, social development and innovation.

Anyone had experience of delivering Arts Award through music based mentoring please? Would love to hear from other projects which have done this as we (MusicNet-East) are about to try this out. We have delivered bronze through our songwriter programme but the Music based mentring is a bit different-it is delivered through individual music lessons by peripatetic music tutors.

Any thoughts welcome.

"Got What It Takes?" are looking for 11-14 year budding popstars to apply for the hit CBBC show

Reflections on being part of the support network helping a learning disabled artist to reach a mainstream audience

For well over a decade now, SOAS is proud to offer an exciting summer school of world music. Our course programme is unique, varied and truly multi-cultural. If you are passionate about music and cultures, there is something for everyone; this summer we offer a more varied programme than ever:  Intensive and inspiring courses, practical workshops, taster sessions and master classes for students of all backgrounds, beginners to advanced, amateur and professional. Take your pick! 

I am at the end of third day of the Walking the Boundaries, Bridging the Gap Community Music conference here in Waterloo, Ontario. 140 people sharing research, case studies, playing and listening in the context of the only CM masters and undergrad courses in Canada. 

Club Soda took their Soda Beat Session to 10 schools around Croydon.

These enabled young people with learning disabilities to be creative, learn new skills and overcome any barriers to getting involved in music.


As external evaluators of Fund C, we are delighted to share some initial research findings and observations about what needs to be put in place for partnership-working to be effective and about its role in embedding inclusive music-making strategically and at scale.  

Making art and instruments in nature...

Young people take part in a Didgeridoo workshop facilitated by resident music leader, Alex Hampson. Here's a summary of their experience.

Course 10 - Mid Course Experience

Course 10 - Mid Course Experience