A December treat!

'Kissing Tree Lane' is an OPUS Ensemble arrangement/composition from 2009. The first part of the tune is an arrangement of a tune entitled Kissing Tree Lane by Rob Harbron, while the second part entitled Apple Tree Games is an OPUS composition. OPUS Ensemble are Nick Cutts, Richard Kensington, Sarah Matthews and Laura Zobel. Click on the player on the right hand sde to listen. Enjoy!

Music and Health Training

OPUS is delivering a 4 day programme of training for musicians wishing to work in healthcare settings in partnership with MusicLeader, Derbyshire Children's Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. This will take place in Derby on 23rd and 24th February and in Sheffield on 8th and 9th March. Applications are to be made to MusicLeader. Limited spaces available which will get booked up quickly. For more information see here: MusicLeader

Derbyshire Children’s Hospital

From January to December 2011, 4 OPUS musicians have taken music-making to the children, visitors and staff at Derbyshire Children's Hospital for one day per week. This highly succesful and innovative programme of activity has been delivered with support from Youth Music, Derby City Council and the hospital's charitable trust. Feedback from all involved has been overwhelmingly positive, with patients, visitors and staff reporting a calmed and enjoyable atmosphere, patients feeling released from pain and anxiety and parents and staff able to make musical … Continue Reading ››
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