live music: changing lives

We have an eclectic and exciting line-up of big-name artists for our Get Loud 2017 music sessions taking place across the country on Wednesday 13 September - including Anne-Marie, Jake Bugg, Level 42, 67 and Youngr, with more sessions to be announced soon! For just £15 you can see one of these brilliant performances at an iconic venue.   

Would you like to find out more about musical care at the end of life?

Giorgos Tsiris - a PhD student at Nordoff Robbins - will give a talk on 'Musical care at the end of life: Practice and research reflections on the everyday nature of the extraordinary'. This talk will take place on 27th September 2017, in Edinburgh.  

More information: http://www.smtt.org.uk/events/

Nordoff Robbins presents a lifetime achievement recognition to one of our most dedicated and long term supporters, Brian McLaughlin.

Brian is a passionate advocate of music therapy, and we are so grateful for his tireless work to raise awareness of our work and funds for Nordoff Robbins.

We are excited to release the star studded line-up for Get Loud, our annual awareness day campaign on Wednesday 13 September, when we use the power of music to raise awareness of our life-changing music therapy services. Get Loud is fronted by campaign ambassador Claudia Winkleman, and supported by artists Jake Bugg, Anne-Marie, Level 42, 67 and Youngr - who will be performing a series of exclusive gigs around the country on 13 September.

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1. The promoter is Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy, a non-profit making company limited by guarantee (trading as Nordoff Robbins). Registered Charity No. 280960 at 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1LP. Nordoff Robbins is the largest independent music therapy charity in the UK, dedicated to changing the lives of vulnerable and isolated people.

Joe Jezard is a Nordoff Robbins music therapist who works with patients at the Marie Curie Hospice, Hampstead. Joe leads weekly music sessions encouraging patients to pick up an instrument and play music. David Thompson is an outpatient with larynx cancer and is one of the group's regulars.

Earlier this July, Lesley Coombs set herself the incredible challenge of completing the London to Paris Bike Ride, and we're honoured that she chose to do it in support of Nordoff Robbins. Here Lesley tells us about her journey, in her own words.

Thank you Lesley!  

On 19 July 2017 the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Arts, Health and Wellbeing, co-chaired by former arts ministers Lord Howarth and Ed Vaizey MP, launched its Inquiry Report, “Creative Health: The Arts for Health and Wellbeing”. Our Director of Music Services, Simon Procter, was present at Portcullis House for the launch, and writes below:

Jean Eisler: 14 April 1916 – 8 July 2017

It’s with great sadness that we report the death of Jean Eisler, at the age of 101.

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