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Musicworks Sign Up to “Sound Sense” – Music Education Code of Practice

The Music Education Code of Practice helps to ensure music practitioners provide high quality music making and learning experiences for the people they work with. The code does this by providing a set of quality statements concerning all aspects of music learning. By adopting the code, practitioners demonstrate their commitment to quality work. By using […]

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Want to Get YOUR Music Out There?

From the outset one of the main reasons for creating musicworks was to promote and encourage music and musicians. We aim to provide a platform for talent to reach a wider audience and to encourage new, original music to flourish. As part of this goal we are pleased to announce that we have launched a new Tunecore […]

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autism, aspergers, my journey in music

PRESS RELEASE – Local Charity Launch New Project for Young People with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

musicworks have been working with an amazing young man, Luke Fiddes, on a new ‘Music in Care’ project – My Journey in Music for young people, including those who have autism and Asperger’s. Luke has Asperger’s himself and despite the daily challenges that he faces as the consequence of this condition, he regards it as […]

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My Journey In Music

Launch of our NEW Music in Care Project

We are very excited to be launching our new Music in Care project My Journey in Music at a FREE event in Nottingham in September. For the last 12 months musicworks have been working with an amazing young man, Luke Fiddes, who lives with Asperger’s on My Journey in Music. Despite the daily challenges that he […]

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Call for Musicians

musicworks is looking for musicians who can support a new Nottingham based project designed to enrich the quality of life for people living dementia and their carers through the use of personalised music. Based on our award winning “Soundtrack to My Life” initiative and part of “Music in Care” series. We need talented and self […]

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Staff from Kingfisher Court and Seely Hirst House meet staff from John Lewis

‘Music in Care’ Supported by Donation from John Lewis’ ‘Music Matters’

In June, we announced that we had received a grant from the John Lewis Partnership’s ‘Music Matters’ fund for our Care Homes Project fund. (see previous article here) On the 17th of November, Louise Law and James Cordin from John Lewis Partnership in Nottingham, visited staff from Kingfisher Court and Seely Hirst House on their final day […]

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oasis workshop

PRESS RELEASE – Caring for Rushcliffe Carers – A Music Oasis

Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group and Nottinghamshire County Council are providing a workshop for Carers in Rushcliffe to learn about the power of music to enhance their quality of life and providing them with a specially designed toolkit “My Music Oasis” from local charity, musicworks. The “My Music Oasis” workshop is designed for people caring for others, and aims to […]

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open mic landscape poster 2015 (NEW TIME)

Open Mic Night is Back!

Following on from their successful Open Mic Night fundraiser in 2014, two local performers, Amanda Bruce and Lucy Theobald are organising another ‘Open Mic Night’ in aid of musicworks. The event was a huge success and so they are back at the Poppy and Pint this August to give another opportunity to local singers. Money raised […]

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