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Community team takeover at Homeground! – A day in the sun

Community team takeover at Homeground! – A day in the sun

Last weekend, our Community Team were at Homeground where we were showcasing some of the best talent from our local Gorton Community.

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Creative Masterclass in collaboration with the University of Sheffield

Creative Masterclass in collaboration with the University of Sheffield

We are hosting 2 creative masterclasses in collaboration with the University of Sheffield.

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Camerata commission gets US premiere by San Francisco Symphony.

Camerata commission gets US premiere by San Francisco Symphony.

We are delighted to share the news that Daniel Kidane’s piece ‘Be Still’ which was commissioned by ourselves will receive its U.S. premiere by the San Francisco Symphony next month.

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New PhD partnership. Introducing: Katherine Blumer

New PhD partnership. Introducing: Katherine Blumer

Over the past 8 years, we’ve developed a fantastic relationship with our good neighbours The University Of Manchester. Cementing this partnership is an exciting new ESRC CASE Studentship, which will see Katherine Blumer complete a Master’s in Research and PhD on the impact of music-making on people living with dementia. To find out more about Katherine and the exciting work on her horizon, we sent her some questions.

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Music In Mind International – Taiwan

Music In Mind International – Taiwan

For the past few days, we’ve been training 35 participants from Taipei City Hospital, The National Taipei University of Nursing and Health Sciences, plus musicians and students from Taiwan’s National Symphony Orchestra, as part of our first-ever international online Music in Mind training course.

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Research at the heart of what we do – an interview with Dr. Robyn Dowlen

Research at the heart of what we do – an interview with Dr. Robyn Dowlen

Academic research is a vital part of Music in Mind. We caught up with Dr. Robyn Dowlen to discuss her recent studentship with us, The University of Manchester, Lancaster University and the Economic and Social Research Council.

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Dementia Action Week

Dementia Action Week

We kick off Dementia Action Week with a video from Lynda, a carer who has been part of our Music in Mind programme for over 8 years.

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The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund – Grant Awarded to Manchester Camerata’s Community Team

The Paul & Nick Harvey Fund – Grant Awarded to Manchester Camerata’s Community Team

We are delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded a very generous grant from Music for Dementia’s Paul & Nick Harvey Fund.

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Is Music Good for You?

Is Music Good for You?

As a part of Mental Health Awareness Week, our Principal Flautist and Music Therapist, Amina Hussain, appeared on BBC Radio 3. Find out more here.

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We’re expanding our Board

We’re expanding our Board

‘Britain’s most adventurous orchestra’ is looking for new Board Members to join our Board of Directors and steer the direction of the organisation over the coming years.

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