A short break in postings

A short break in postings

I’m taking a little break which means that the blog site will be pretty quiet for the next 2 weeks. However, we have a new guest blog scheduled to go live next week, so please do take a look at the blogsite on Friday 26 May to read Dawn Gorman’s guest blog. She’ll be talking about the Arctic Convoys project; … Continue reading

Networking: ArtCare e-bulletin

Networking: ArtCare e-bulletin

ArtCare is the arts in health organisation based at Salisbury hospital and delivers a quality arts programme, contributing to the healing process and well-being of patients. Download their most recent e-bulletin here: ArtCare e-bulletin – May 2017

Resource: Early Years Music Making in Wiltshire – key findings from mapping and consultation

Resource: Early Years Music Making in Wiltshire – key findings from mapping and consultation

Earlier in 2017, Wiltshire Music Connect commissioned a mapping and consultation report to find out more about current early years music making in Wiltshire.  We asked music specialists who work with under 5’s, early years practitioners, teachers and arts organisations what they think are the issues and priorities in early years music making. See our new early years … Continue reading

Conference: Inclusive Music, Wiltshire Music Connect

Conference: Inclusive Music, Wiltshire Music Connect

Inclusive Music Conference Inclusive and supportive music education 21st June 2017, 10am–4.30pm, Salisbury Arts Centre A conference which will support music leaders and teachers to develop outstanding practice, knowledge and skills to work more effectively across the sector. Delegates will receive: Hands-on, practical workshops, with warm-up activities and ideas, improvising, composing/devising for different settings. SEND … Continue reading

Funding: Wiltshire Music Connect Project Fund

Funding: Wiltshire Music Connect Project Fund

Organisations, schools and individuals can apply for funds from Wiltshire Music Connect’s music project funding to help with new ideas or development of existing work at local or county wide level. Individuals can apply for up to £1,000 and organisations can apply for up to £3,000 for Wiltshire Music Projects. The deadlines are: 7 November 2016 … Continue reading

Funding: WRMS bursaries for young musicians

Funding: WRMS bursaries for young musicians

The Wiltshire Rural Music School (WRMS) provides bursaries and financial assistance for musical families who may need help with music tuition and related expenses. This is available to all children residing in Wiltshire. More details online.

Opportunity: National Youth Orchestra auditions

Opportunity: National Youth Orchestra auditions

Auditions for the National Youth Orchestra (NYO) are now open. If you are aged 13-18, play at Grade 8 distinction level, and are totally committed to music, apply now to be part of NYO 2018. Closing date for applications is 1 June 2017. More details online