OPUS is delighted to be working in partnership with the University of Nottingham and Room 217 Foundation (Canada) to deliver Music Care Training. Music Care Training is for care providers looking to incorporate music into their care practice, and for musicians looking to take their skills into the care context.
Next Training: 25/26 November 2019, Music Care Level 1, University of Nottingham
We are also looking forward to presenting at the second 'Power of Music in Health and Social Care' conference, to be held at the East Midlands Conference Centre on 4 November … Continue Reading ››
Five years ago, during my initial training as a musician in healthcare settings, one of the first challenges I faced was how to take my specialism of percussion into hospital settings. How could I use percussion instruments, particularly drums, in spaces that I assumed would be very quiet in a way that would enhance that environment? How could I use something as potentially noisy and intrusive as a drum in an a space populated by children suffering from a variety of illnesses or conditions … Continue Reading ››
Thursday 16th July 2015, 9.30am - 4.30pm Education Centre, Royal Derby Hospital, Uttoxeter New Road, Derby, UK.
We are delighted to launch the forthcoming International Music in Healthcare Conference, hosted by OPUS Music CIC in partnership with Royal Derby Hospital and Air Arts to Aid Wellbeing.
Bringing together music for health practitioners, healthcare staff, promoters, funders, researchers and other key stakeholders, this event promises to provide stimulus for discussion and debate around the ongoing development of Music in Healthcare settings across the UK and beyond.
A mix of … Continue Reading ››