Oksana Zharinova-Sanderson, Director of Music Services for Nordoff Robbins, writes on her recent visit to Ukraine, where she delivered an introduction to Nordoff Robbins music therapy, along with fellow Director of Music Services, Simon Procter:

In the most recent episode of BAMT's podcast 'Music Therapy Conversations', our Chief Executive, Julie Whelan, talks to Luke Annesley about her many years of experience as a charity Chief Executive, and the perspective that brings to her role as ceo of nordoff robbins

Julie came to Nordoff Robbins in 2015 after seven years as the Founding CEO of the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, and with previous roles including the Cabinet Office and as a headteacher.

We are proud to announce the return of our ground-breaking Get Loud campaign, which is supported by founding supporters, SSE.

Taking place on Wednesday 26 September, Get Loud will present eleven celebrated UK artists performing at the same time in eleven intimate locations around the UK. The eclectic range of artists performing this year are helping us celebrate the incredible diversity of our charity, as we reach out to anyone and everyone who can be helped by music therapy. The incredible line-up includes:

When I first met Jamie he was a cancer patient receiving respite care at Earl Mountbatten Hospice. 

We’ve still got places for the Royal Parks Foundation half-marathon!

Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, this stunning 13.1 mile route takes in the many of the capital’s world-famous landmarks on closed roads, and passes through four of London’s eight incredible Royal Parks: Hyde Park, Green Park, St James’s Park and Kensington Gardens.

The date of the run is 14 October and we're asking runners to commit to raising £400 to help support our life-changing music therapy.

You can make donations to Nordoff Robbins by text.

To donate text LAMP18 followed by the amount you would like to donate, eg LAMP18 £5 to 70070

You will be charged the amount stated in your text, plus one message at your standard network rate (based on your service provider rates). Nordoff Robbins will receive 100% of your donation amount.

The Legends of Football Campaign is live until the closing date of 15 October 2018.

Annual event raises a staggering £705,000 to support vulnerable and isolated people through music therapy

The O2 Silver Clef Awards on Friday 6 July brought music industry greats together to celebrate the power of music and to raise vital funds for Nordoff Robbins - to ensure we can continue providing music therapy to vulnerable children and adults across the UK.    

Frances Thomson, a student on our Master of Music Therapy programme, reflects on how life-changing the past two years have been for her.

It’s been an intense and life-changing two years and I still can’t believe how lucky I am to have found a vocation where I get to use music in such a meaningful way and meet so many inspirational people.