On Monday 17th September Musicleader ran a Social Media Surgery for musicians aimed at musicians working participatory settings. The session focussed on two areas: how musicians could incorporate social media and online technology into their work with participants and also how they could use social media to expand their networks and promote their work.
On 26 September 2012, NYMAZ held the launch of our NEW Early Years Music Network at the Old Courthouse in Thirsk. The day was a rousing success with an introduction by NYMAZ Director Heidi Johnson on the purpose and aims of the network to develop into a fantastic resource for all early years practitioners.
I am the Project Trainee on a Youth Music-funded project called Music for Hodge Hill in Birmingham. Being part of this project has made me reflect on my practice, what community music means, and what I can contribute to this.
With the launch of Musical Inclusion in Teesside (Fri Sept 21st @ MyPlace), there are challenges indeed in “one of the hardest-hit areas in the country, with Middlesbrough Council estimating that 10,000 children in the town live in poverty”