MusicWorks has had a busy year during 2018…not only with our onsite work but also with concerts, campaigns and workshops! These activities provided our young people with the opportunity to perform, to be witnessed and show off their talents! We were also the happy beneficiaries of a campaign… Read More »Look what MusicWorks has been up to during 2018!
Help us to get our super talented marimba bands onto the prestigious Artscape stage! They deserve to share a stage with Cape Town’s most talented young musicians. The Schools Festival is being hosted in August 2018. A panel of adjudicators will select the top routines to perform… Read More »What dreams are made of
It’s not easy growing up in Lavender Hill. Young people in this community are exposed to violence and crime on a daily basis and often don’t have positive role models or a healthy way to express their feelings. Our Music for Life team has been offering marimba and… Read More »What it is like growing up in Lavender Hill
Our society faces unprecedented high levels of violence against children. Abuse and neglect in early childhood affects brain development and impacts on cognitive and psycho-social adjustment, which results in an increased risk of violent and anti-social behaviour. So for more than a decade MusicWorks has worked in marginalised… Read More »TARGET: therapeutic music services to 5000 children by 2018
This is the story of MusicWorks and it has to be told and heard. It is the story of hope. It is the story of people who use music to open new worlds for children. It is the story of the power of music which gives children second… Read More »A MUSICWORKS SONG! Written and performed by Lize Beekman