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  • Creative Encounters Year Two: Part Two

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    by Julian West, artistic lead for Creative Encounters

    There are always surprises Even after more than 20 years of making music in care homes, I am continually caught off guard, shaken out of routines, and made to look, …

  • Life as a Trainee Music Leader: Kate Howden

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    I was working with Blackheath Opera and Multi-Storey Orchestra last year as a singer on their children’s opera Noye’s Fludde I had admired and loved the work of …

  • Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court: Part Six

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    by Lucy Clasper, cellist for Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court

    Our final session at Beaumont Court was a poignant mix of celebration and finality The end of projects are always hard… Yes, you get to celebrate what has been: what …

  • Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court: Part Two

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    Written by musician Tim Cape on Creative Encounters at Beaumont Court She looks over at me again with mischievous and eager eyes, mouthing something to me with great …

  • Creative Encounters at Aspen Court: Part Six

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    Written by Mary Martin, musician in Artist Team for Creative Encounters at Aspen Court The feeling in the activity room, where our sessions take place, has changed …

  • Creative Encounters: Part Five

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     D, Wellbeing Coordinator at a participating Care Home in Creative Encounters reflects on experiences of working together on the programme.