Learn more about what MusicWorks does, and our programmes. This collection of short films showcases the programmes and the impact we have on vulnerable children and young people in local communities.
We are thrilled to share with you that at an award ceremony at the Artscape Theatre Centre on Sunday 10 November 2019, MusicWorks and our Music for Life programme was announced the winner in the category: Social Innovator in Culture and Arts. The award formed part of the… Read More »Social Innovator in Arts and Culture Award
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!
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
Even in the face of trauma, every person has a healthy and creative core which music has the power to unlock. Music provides a non-verbal outlet for strong emotions associated with traumatic experiences. When a child makes music, she is saying something about how she views herself. This… Read More »UNPACKING MUSIC THERAPY