Conference catch-up: “Re-Visioning our Voice: Resourcing music therapy for contemporary needs”

The Second BAMT Conference (8-10 April 2016, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow)

The Second Conference of the British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT) took place in Glasgow between 8th and 10th of April 2016 and attracted approximately 300 delegates, including practitioners, researchers, academics and policy-makers across the UK and beyond.

Earlier this year, Colplay, Adele, Justin Bieber, Jess Glynne, James Bay, Little Mix, the Weeknd and the David Bowie Band ft. Lorde blew us away with their incredible live performances at the BRIT Awards 2016. 

The BRIT Awards 2016 with MasterCard can now reveal that thanks to your Google Play Music downloads, you raised an incredible £265k for Nordoff Robbins and the BRIT Trust! 

Launch of New Free Online Resource: Outcome Measures in Music Therapy

What is in this resource?

Developed by the Nordoff Robbins research team, this free online resource provides information about outcome measures developed in and for the field of music therapy.

Join us for a thrilling moonlit bike ride through our impressive capital city.

The ride starts and finishes at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Velo Park in London, and takes in Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Royal Opera House and the London Eye along the route.

Date: Sat 4th – Sun 5th June 2016 (overnight)

Distance: 100km or 60km cycle

Fundraising target: £100

Sign up deadline: Friday 13 May 2016

Become a Nordoff Robbins Hero and challenge yourself to an epic obstacle course race.

This year we have two challenges in three locations.

The Super Obstacle Rush

The most fun you’ll have over 5km.
London on 24th September
£200 fundraising target

Fundraising isn't just about shaking buckets - there are so many ways to raise money and have an adventure at the same time!

Here’s some inspiration.

1. Skydive

In February 2013 the Nordoff Robbins Research Ethics Committee granted approval for a research project that would explore interaction in music therapy.

We're pleased to announce that Florence Welch and Jess Glynne will each pick up prestigious awards at the O2 Silver Clef Awards.

Taking place on Friday 1 July at London' s Grosvenor House Hotel, our annual star-studded event honours the brightest stars in the music industry. 

Tomorrow, team Nordoff Robbins will be donning their glad rags and joining the likes of Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant on the red carpet for the world premiere of Florence Foster Jenkins.

Directed by Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen), the film tells the story of the “world’s worst singer” whose love of music made her impervious to those who mocked her. She raised money through her concerts to support the musical life of New York during World War II, being particularly aware of the healing process that music could have on the soldiers.

In his latest publication Dr Simon Procter, Director of Music Services (Education, Research & Quality Assurance at Nordoff Robbins) explores improvisation in music therapy. In it, he:

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