Sony Music UK is providing musicians the prospect to coach as music therapists with unbiased music remedy charity Nordoff Robbins.
The charity runs the Grasp of Music Remedy programme, which lasts for 2 years and provides graduates the eligibility to use to the Well being and Care Professions Council for registration as a music therapist.
Sony will give 4 candidates bursaries to check in Newcastle or Manchester in 2021, which is able to cowl the £10,000 tuition charges for the programme. The brand new initiative goals to take away the boundaries to the programme for individuals who wouldn’t in any other case have the chance or assets to entry it.
Purposes for the 2021 Nordoff Robbins Grasp of Music Remedy programme for Manchester and Newcastle shut on Monday 18 January. Extra data and software particulars will be discovered on our web site. https://t.co/Tt87CRWgXu pic.twitter.com/d42tSZgPmc
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In a press launch, Frances Thomson, a pupil on the Grasp of Music Remedy programme, stated: “As a bassoon participant and a singer, music has at all times been an essential a part of my life. I nonetheless can’t imagine how fortunate I’m to have discovered a vocation the place I get to make use of music in such a significant manner and meet so many inspirational folks.
“Engaged on a neuro rehab unit of a hospital final 12 months, I didn’t anticipate to be blown away by the unimaginable scat-singing of a person whose mind harm meant that he was often very disorientated and unmotivated.”
She continued: “At my present placement in a care house, I didn’t anticipate to really feel so invigorated after making music with aged folks with dementia, with whom it is perhaps tough or unimaginable to take care of a spoken dialog. It’s been wonderful to see folks thrive in music, and a privilege to make contact with the wholesome, stunning a part of those that responds to it.”
Purposes to start out on the programme in September 2021 have to be submitted on-line by January 18. An internet open night shall be held on Zoom between 6-8pm on January 14. More information can be found on the Nordoff Robbins website.
In 2015, a study showed that music therapy could prevent epileptic seizures. A paper offered on the American Psychological Affiliation’s 123rd Annual Conference confirmed that the brains of these with epilepsy react in a different way to music.