Category Archives: Music and Health

Reaching People Through Song

"Oh I can't hold a note!" "I'd better not sing, it'll start raining" "Oooo you're so good, you should be on X-Factor!" So often we have been met with comments like this. It seems to be assumed that regular, every day people cannot sing, and that if you can, or do, or are comfortable trying, you are someone special and should be put on a stage. Within the last twelve months, I have been part of three events in three different healthcare settings that demonstrate the importance of singing in making deep … Continue Reading ››

Music in Healthcare Training: Derby, May 2016

DSC04002editedNOW CLOSED FOR APPLICATIONS Applications are now open for our 5-day Music in Healthcare Settings Training course based in our home venue of Derby, UK. This course will take place on 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 May 2016 at Kedleston Road Training and Development Centre, and Derbyshire Children's Hospital (Royal Derby Hospital). More details are available here: Music in Healthcare Training opportunity Musicians Brief May 2016 (pdf) Application Form (pdf) Application Form (word document) We will be offering places on the training programme as … Continue Reading ››

DONATE and support our music and health practice

OPUS Music CIC relies on grants and donations to deliver music-making in healthcare settings.

Please consider supporting our Music and Health practice by donating to our funds. OPUS Music CIC is a non profit-making organisation, dedicated to ensuring that all donations go directly towards providing music-making opportunities for people most in need in healthcare settings.

If you would like to make a donation, please either:

- send a cheque made payable to 'OPUS Music CIC' to our registered address below - contact us for bank details to make a bank transfer - use the button below … Continue Reading ››