Category Archives: Conference

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 ››

Taking the Lead on Music for Wellbeing: Continuing Professional Development opportunity

From early 2013 to March 2014, Taking the Lead is supporting young people’s development through leadership opportunities in and around music making. Young people develop their leadership skills through musical activity within youth and school settings before taking music-making into care homes within their own locality. As part of this programme, we are offering a FREE CPD day led by Nick Cutts of OPUS Music CIC. Friday 28th March 2014, 10am to 3.30pm, Post Mill Centre, South Normanton Are you involved in, or interested in:
  • finding out more about this project?
  • delivering music-making to support health and/or wellbeing?
  • developing interactive … Continue Reading ››

Symposium: Sustaining Professional Music in Healthcare Settings Practice

10am - 4pm, Monday 25th November 2013 The Education Centre, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, UK conference-room2LGOPUS Music CIC, in association with Air Arts to Aid Wellbeing and the Royal Derby Hospital presents a one-day symposium to share, discuss and debate on the topic of Sustaining Professional Music in Healthcare Settings Practice. Bringing together key stakeholders including musicians, healthcare professionals, academics and other partners involved in the development of music (and arts) in healthcare settings practice from across the UK and beyond, this symposium will support the generation and sharing of … Continue Reading ››