Transforming Communities

Mapping Music Provision in Education, Social Care, Health & Wellbeing (MESH) – West Midlands

Are you a musician, music org or service provider promoting social change through music in the West Midlands Combined Authority?

Live Music Now is working with a consortium of stakeholders to identify music initiatives promoting social change in education, social care, and health/wellbeing. The project aims to raise awareness of music and social impact provision that currently exists and to identify ‘cold spots’, so that future strategy and funding can ensure equitable access to quality provision.

The “Music for Education, Social Care, and Health and Wellbeing (MESH)” study is sponsored by Live Music Now, Sounds of Intent Charity and Music of Life and supported by the University of Roehampton and UCL Institute of Education.

Researchers are starting with a mapping exercise of activity in the West Midlands Combined Authority. If the pilot is successful, we hope to undertake a large-scale mapping exercise across the whole of the UK.

If you are providing or facilitating participatory music opportunities delivered within the West Midlands Combined Authority, we would welcome your contributions to this research. This includes community music projects, participatory workshops, interactive concerts, etc.

Please click here to learn more and complete the survey.

If anything you read is not clear or you would like more information email Beth Pickard at [email protected].

Live Music Now musicians Icaris Duo lead an interactive performance at The Uplands at Oxon, a nursing home operated by Marches Care in Shrewsbury.

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