OPUS' 4 day training programme (Feb/March 2012) for musicians wishing to work in healthcare settings is now FULL. Thanks for the huge interest in this programme. We hope to be able to run more training programes such as this in the future. Thanks to MusicLeader Yorkshire, Derbyshire Children's Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals for their support of this training programme.
Today has been the last day in the Derbyshire Children's Hospital for our current residency. For the past year, four musicians have been visiting wards and outpatients areas at the hospital most Fridays to make music for and with patients, visitors and staff. This has been a hugely rewarding and incredibly musical experience for everyone, and we are extremely sad that the current residency has come to a close. We were joined at one point today by the stars of Derby's pantomime (Dick Whittington) … Continue Reading ››
OPUS musicians have been involved in a year-long project, supporting the development of music and story-making for early years children and their families in library settings across Derbyshire. The project was hugely successful, with many libraries continuing to deliver practice beyond the project. The project was managed and supported by Derbyshire County Council with funding from Youth Music. The full evalution report has now been published. Story Rhythm and Rhyme Evaluation Report.