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
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
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
A few years ago, MusicWorks ran a programme at Nomzamo Place of Safety in Langa. Nomzamo offered a temporary home for young children who have had to be removed from unsafe home environments. [gap height=”20″] The centre had sunny rooms, colourful walls, and a wonderful group of caring… Read More »Sizwe’s Lullabies