Articles section

YOUNG PEOPLE AND MUSIC EDUCATION

Music Education in Wales – a warning for England? (Music Education UK, June 2011)
A land with less music?
(Sounding Board, May 2011) – the music education review in Wales

Musical Futures
(Sounding Board) – the government’s Wider Opportunities scheme
Making the connections(Sounding Board) – Youth workers, community musicians and music services
Common purpose (Sounding Board) – Music services and community music
Finding the creativity (Sounding Board) – how the changing school landscape affects community music
Sounding out a story – a pioneering study support project (Sounding Board)
RNIB Drake Music Project (RNIB Curriculum Close Up)
Community music and special schools (Sounding Board)

SOCIAL INCLUSION, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, AND MUSIC
Gongs behind bars – Gamelan in prisons (Sounding Board)
Off the street and into the arts – the arts and youth justice PAYP scheme (Mailout/Arts Council commissioned)
Sound and vision (New Start community development magazine) – music work in community development
Regeneration through music in Hackney (DETR Update newsletter)
Learning lessons the hard way – community development and music (Sounding Board)
Developing and regenerating – Hackney Music Development Trust (CEDC Network magazine)
Music for a changing world (Sounding Board) – tackling social exclusion – PAT 10
Music for a changing world 1 (Sounding Board) – tackling truancy or exclusion.
Music in nursing homes case study – More Music in Morecambe (Disabled and supportive carer magazine)

EVALUATION AND MUSIC WORK
Turning the tables on evaluation in health (Sounding Board magazine)
Prove it! (Sounding Board)

COMMUNITY MUSIC, ARTS AND HEALTH
A new way of looking at creative activities and health – voluntary arts and long-term conditions (OTnews, March 2011)
Creative Opportunities for patients’ wellbeing – article for Primary Health Care (journal for community nurses) looking at the research case for creativity/arts and health, and the potential for voluntary arts’ role in primary health care
Creative collaboration (NHS Health Development Today)
Keeping in tune with the times (NHS Healthlines)

MUSICIANS’ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Life support – if the system’s right (Sounding Board) – what makes mentoring work for artists.
Vocational qualifications – worth dancing to their tune?? (Sounding Board)
Musicians learning – by doing it – university courses for community musicians (Sounding Board)
Musicians learning – three approaches to training – Goldsmiths College, Sound it Out and the Musicians’ Union.

LEADERSHIP IN THE VOLUNTARY ARTS
A series of case studies and articles about leadership in the voluntary arts, written for Voluntary Arts and Community Sector Coalition (2010) and published in their newsletters and on their websites:
Are you a hidden leader? (June 2010) – about the Cotswold Players amateur theatre company
Keeping it simple makes light work of leadership – about the Guild of Enamellers
For other resources from this series including factsheets and training materials visit the Stronger Together section of Voluntary Arts Network’s website.

MUSIC EDUCATION IN WALES
Still searching for support – music on hold (Mailout magazine)
Wales on the move – the landscape for community musicians in Wales is changing

TAKING PART: PARTICIPATION IN MUSIC AND ARTS
Participation for a brighter future (Arts Business)
Music for a changing world– a personal experience of a Gamelan (Arts News)

COMMUNITY MUSIC AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY
Aboriginal workshops at Womad – vibrant musical hybrid or plundering another culture’s music? (Sounding Board)

AND SOME RECENT CREATIVE WRITING …
Whatever people say I am, I’m not
– written as part of a bilingual writing project run by http://www.26.org.uk encouraging people to take a different look at the treasures in the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth – July 2011

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