Will help you develop new insights into the practice of:
- running workshops
- making new music with people, whatever their age, culture, skill or background.
"Not about being a wonderful musician, but about expression and connected group work. Ideas are presented as simple and flexible&. illustrated with case studies and numerous exercises to experiment with&. could make musical ways of working accessible to non-musicians and would be a valuable resource for anyone looking to use non-verbal, creative modes of communication in their work. Worth taking a risk and trying an experiment or two." Community Care.
"Offers guidance, tips, exercises and first-hand experiences about making community music, running workshops, building up relationships, group work and planning and performance& culturally diverse.. a comprehensive guide to anyone who wants to explore music-making, but isn't quite sure where to start." Care & Health.
"I read this excellent how-to book in one sitting and then went back for more&. all journeys start with a first step, and Community Music provides the ideal starting point& brimming with thought provoking ideas, personal experiences, musical exercises, and useful advice& not only a practical but an inspiring book& buy it, read it and do it." Young People Now.
"Instructive and inspiring." Sounding Board.
"Music and song writing are great at getting people together to express themselves. Community Music is a wonderful tool for all those who wish to tap into this latent creativity. Inspirational." Billy Bragg.
A4 wiro. 212 pages.