The participation fee of the salon is on a voluntary basis. You can pay a contribution between 5 € and 20 €. This is not controlled by us. You will receive info on this by email when you register. If you become a member of the CM Netzwerk e.V., all salons are free of charge for you. More info here.
19.00 Uhr via Zoom
Jess Abrams – Chair of Sound Sense, a community music practitioner and educator working mostly with young people. She’s a New Yorker transplanted to Scotland and a jazz vocalist.
Amy Hill* – Head of Communications, a singer-songwriter and music facilitator, working in healthcare and community settings with young children and people living with dementia. Originally from Australia, she now lives in the southeast of England.
In our session we’ll be talking about the importance of having an intentional community to share practice and discuss issues that arise. We talk about the evolution of Sound Sense, how we’ve changed over time, and how this has led us to our core membership offer. In particular we will discuss our code of practice for community musicians, how this can serve you in your work, its relevance across a range of contexts and its future development.
We will explore the six high-level concepts within the code:
Within the session there will be time for small group work, looking at how you can customise the Sound Sense code to suit your own community music context. We will also share other quality frameworks and toolkits from the UK that provide additional support and ideas for developing professional standards.