Happy New Year from everyone at OPUS Music CIC.
It was an extremely busy end to the year for everyone at OPUS, and as such there’s much to update here. We will get on top of all the updates over the coming week. Some of the highlights from the end of the year are:
Continuing Music in Hospitals practice at Derbyshire, Nottingham, Leicester and Kings Mill Children’s Hospitals/Wards.
Continuing Music in Hospitals practice at Northern General Hospital, Sheffield (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals)
The beginning of a new, shorter-term residency at Nottinghamshire Hospice
A new phase of the Taking the Lead on Music for Wellbeing project, working with young musicians from Ilkeston Ormiston Academy to make music at their local care home.
A 5-day training programme for musicians looking to take music into healthcare settings
A 2-day training programme, followed by ongoing mentoring for 2 musicians working alongside our programme of music-making at Nottingham Children’s Hospital.
Finally, we also hosted an incredibly successful International Music in Healthcare Settings Symposium in partnership with the Royal Derby Hospital, attended by over 80 people from the UK and beyond.
We are delighted to say that much of this practice is continuing into this new year. More updates soon!