Can singing change the world?

Coop member Amy Bowles travels to South Korea and examines the possibility of positive individual and communal change through singing. I began singing in public in 2018 when I started working as a musician in critical care on ICU (Intensive Care Unit) hospital wards. Initially I found that when I played classical guitar people were […]

Developing practice of a musician in healthcare

Amy Bowles, member of the Community Music Co-operative talks about her current personal development work. In July 2019 I was accepted to take part in a Learning and Participation Fellowship at Trinity Laban in London. Fellows have six months to study, observe, try new things and push their own development all under the watchful eye […]

Time to get singing!

Singing with dementia project funding secured for 2019 launch Thanks to a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund, The Community Music Cooperative will be launching their Singing with Dementia project in Autumn 2019. The project will bring singing and music to people living with dementia in Sheffield and Stockport, Greater Manchester in regular participatory […]