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Barriers and Drivers to Inclusion in Music Services ( presentation)

28 October, 2019

Changing Tunes Presentation on Barriers and Drivers to Inclusion in Music Services- -for AMIE Gathering at MAC Birmingham 25th October 2019 1, Intro Changing Tunes uses research as a catalyst for strategic development, annually commissioning action-based research projects for music services to share the challenges, enablers and benefits of developing musical inclusion practice. 2, Development Theory Our approach […]

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Hertfordshire Music Service Workshop Leader Training Opportunities

2 October, 2019

Hertfordshire Music Service is delighted to offer some funded training as part of our Youth Music-funded MusicNet-East:Changing Tunes project. The opportunity would be suitable for musicians of all genres interested to develop inclusive teaching practice, including Further Education, Higher Education or ‘gap-year’ students, existing tutors interested to learn more about musical inclusion practice, or musicians interested […]

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Youth Voice in Music Services Resource Invitation!

24 September, 2019

‘Listening Before Telling’ MusicNet East: Changing Tunes (based at Hertfordshire Music Service) is interested to develop a resource that explores how responding to Youth Voice can help music services demonstrate the full value of music, to broaden our engagement. As part of our partnership with Music Mark and Youth Music, we run a national music […]

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National Working Group Meeting 17th July, 2019

19 September, 2019

On 17th July, MNE:Changing Tunes National Music Services Working Group for Inclusion met in Bermondsey, to reflect on the learning arising from the first year of our project, presented through a Powerpoint presentation and the launch of our MNE-Changing Tunes Annual Review . Representatives from Luton, Thurrock, Waltham Forest, Northampton, Southampton, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Music Services, […]

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‘…..Not SOME of those things…ALL of those things!…’

18 September, 2019

During the summer of 2019, Hertfordshire Music Services’ ( HMS)  fellow Hertfordshire County Council team Youth Connexions Hertfordshire (YCH) ran Positive Alternatives, a county-wide programme of activities in Youth Clubs to prevent vulnerable young people being drawn into youth offending, including County Lines activities. YCH Service Manager Jonathan Jack told us… ‘The Hertfordshire Serious Violence Needs […]

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Changing Tunes Annual Review 2018-19

24 July, 2019

Following reporting back to Youth Music in April, the Changing Tunes project based at Hertfordshire Music Service undertook a review of all the information we gathered during year one, looking for themes. Our project has a research question which is: How can music services, as hub lead organisations, embed inclusion and what are the barriers […]

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