Category Archives: Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham (Children’s)

Music in Healthcare Settings Apprenticeships: 2014-2015

We are delighted to launch our brand new Music in Healthcare Settings Apprenticeship programme. From September 2014 to July 2015, we are offering four paid apprenticeships, exploring Music in Healthcare Settings practice alongside highly experienced OPUS Musicians and Trainers and supporting the development of new programmes of practice. Click on the following links for more information: Full apprenticeship programme details (pdf) Apprenticeship timetable (pdf) Application Form (word) Application Form (pdf) The deadline for applications is midday on Friday 6th June 2014 with interview/auditions to be held in Derby on Monday 16th June 2014. This programme is made … Continue Reading ››

FREE Training Opportunity: Music in Healthcare Settings, 29 May to 4 June 2014

nottm music hub logoTRAINING COURSE NOW FULL - to be informed about future training opportunities, please email to request to be added to our mailing list. OPUS Music CIC, in partnership with Nottingham Music Hub, is offering a five-day training programme for musicians working in, or interested in working in healthcare settings. The course will take place over five days (including two half-days of music-making at Nottingham Children's Hospital). These will take place from 9.30am to 3.30pm on 29, 30 May and 2, 3 and 4 June 2014. The … Continue Reading ››

Nottingham Children’s Hospital Mentoring – Final Thoughts

Angela Kang: Angela Kang 2 b&w What does a hospital musician do? This was a question asked at the beginning of working with Opus Music CIC. It was a question that seemed straightforward and simple to answer. Truth be told, one cannot fully understand and appreciate the many diverse aspects of this role without actually physically being in the hospital wards, taking part in the music making, or watching first-hand. Reading a scholarly article, training manual, or a blog entry can only give you an impression of what might take place. … Continue Reading ››