Supporting fresh thinking and practice in music as social action

Listening

We listen to practitioners and researchers to gather information about issues, needs, and advances in the field

Supporting

We support people doing bold work and connecting practice with research

Sharing

We share knowledge to help those pursuing music as social action around the world

Projects we support

CHISPAS MUSICALES ACADEMIA & PROFESSOR GUILLERMO ROSABAL-COTO

Resilience in times of social distancing: Discovering new paradigms of music education

SOUND CONNECTIONS & DR ANNA BULL

The Music Lab: How can music-making practices in Music Education Hubs in England incorporate youth voice?

SOUND SOCIETY & DR PHIL MULLEN

Reflecting difference: An enquiry into the fundamentals of inclusive music pedagogy across four countries in four continents

Latest blog posts

La Migración a Entornos Virtuales de Enseñanza Como Respuesta a la Pandemia
Informe sobre el proyecto de Chispas Musicales 'Resiliencia en tiempos de distanciamiento social: Descubriendo nuevos paradigmas de educación musical' Por Douglas Flores Mondragón and Luis Ramsés Gómez GRANT YEAR: 2020 Chispas Musicales Academia es una organización sin fines de lucro, cuyo objetivo principal es facilitar el acceso de la educación musical …
Creating The Young Person’s Orchestra for the 21st Century
In our first blog post (May 2020) we wrote about our search for hope in the face of what appeared to be a significant threat to music education. In that moment, we saw the possibility that uncertain times might offer opportunities to dream up different structures, pedagogies and approaches to the music ensemble. …

As growing numbers of organisations turn to music as a tool to engage with social agendas and issues, there is a pressing need to better understand how music as social action actually works.

Professor Brydie-Leigh Bartleet

2019 Agrigento survey of practitioners and researchers

Help us build the community

We’re actively building our network, so if you’re involved in music as social action as a practitioner or researcher and you’re interested in reflecting, learning, and sharing, please contact us – we’d love to hear from you.