Early years music-making in Derbyshire

From September 2010 to July 2011, OPUS has been engaged in a programme of music-making and training, based in library settings in Derbyshire. This work has seen OPUS musicians working alongside library staff and storyshaper Jules Damassa to create unique music and story 'events' in the libraries, engaging young children and babies in engaging music and stroy activities. This work has also seen OPUS musicians delivering training to library staff, many of whom are now continuing to deliver this work in partnership with parents. An evaluation report from the project will be available soon with a link posted … Continue Reading ››

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

For the past 12 months, OPUS has been engaged in music-making at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals: Royal Hallamshire, Weston Park and Northern General Hosptials. 2 musicians have been visiting the hospitals for one day oer week to make music with adult in and out-patients. Patients undertaking cheomtherapy treatment, those with neurological and spinal injuries, and those having dialysis treatment have all enjoyed music on wards, and have taken part in the music-making activities. Recent work has taken place with elderly patients on a rehabilitation ward, bringing culture … Continue Reading ››
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