Ongoing music workshops working with Key Stage 3 – 4 Local Authority EOTAS (Education Other than at School) provision catering for the needs of young people who have been excluded, or who are at the point of exclusion from mainstream education.
From October 2014 Musica have been running Monday evening workshops for Mencap in Essex. The workshops have been run by workshop leader Ali Henty, an ex-Musica student who became a volunteer, then a paid workshop assistant and is now a full time Musician and Musica Workshop Leader.
A 6 week music project from Feb to Apr 2015 for ‘Lighthouse’ – a charity providing emotional support to women and their children who are experiencing domestic abuse in their personal or family relationships.
We have secured funding from the Alexandra Ward Local Fund to hold a series of music workshops at the Zoar Baptist Church, St Helens Street Ipswich. These workshops will start in Feb 2015. Please enquire via the web site.
This ongoing project is in its 5th consecutive year !
Workshop attendees past and present with friends and associates of Musica performed throughout the day and evening culminating in a Jam session from 8pm onwards…..
In July 2014 Musica representatives Tim Ainslie & George Fothergill were thrilled to meet with Professor Stephen Hawking who has expressed an interest in Musica’s work. Musica plan to meet with the Professor again in the near future to discuss in more detail the work Musica does with people who have disabilities of any kind.