Lime Music for Health presents…
Thursday 30 October 12.30pm Royal Eye Hospital atrium and Monday 3 November 12.30pm St Mary’s Hospital atrium: resident musicians Stringboxes (Kora, voice and double bass) perform a unique mix of West African, gypsy, pop and jazz music to both sooth and enliven.
Friday 7 November 12.30pm Royal Eye Hospital atrium: Lime’s three Music for Health specialists, Ros Hawley, clarinet, Mark Fisher, guitar, and Holly Marland, kora and voice. Combining Klezmer, Greek and West African music with original compositions and songs used in their ward work, this trio will uplift and inspire, creating a unique and beautiful tapestry of sound.
You can also listen to an excerpt of Ros and Mark working on ward 83 at RMCH as part of the Music as Medicine documentary broadcast on Radio 2 on Monday October 27th at 10pm, presented by Ricky Ross. Find the link to listen again at http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2
Ros and Mark, with staff, patients and family members promoting the Special Educational Needs Interest Group, “Sensory Explorers”, funded by Jessie’s fund. This event was part of Equality and Diversity week at the Trust. These additional projects are made possible through the long term security afforded through Youth Music funding
Ros will be presenting a paper on 11th November at the Musicians In Action conference at The Institute of Education, London.
Using her experiences with LIME Music for Health, and her work as a trainer and music leader in healthcare settings, she’ll be examining the experiences of musicians and music leaders as they develop their skills in the hospital setting and begin to train others as part of their practice. For more information see the flyer Flyer HP
The Autumn Concerts Series delivered by LIME Music for Health (Patron Jools Holland) is underway with three concerts taking place this week and next week in the Eye Hospital atrium.
The series opens with a special performance given today, Friday 3 October at 1pm by Lime’s three Music for Health specialists, Ros Hawley, clarinet, Mark Fisher, guitar, and Holly Marland, kora and voice. Combining Klezmer, Greek and West African music with original compositions and songs used in their ward work, this trio will uplift and inspire, creating a unique and beautiful tapestry of sound.
Wednesday 8 October: Manchester Reed Trio – Music in Hospitals present a perfect combo of oboe, clarinet and bassoon performing beautiful renditions of popular classics, show tunes, and contemporary chart toppers.
Friday 10 October: Kathe Reade – After a career at the cutting edge of public sector leadership, and her last role as Chair of NHS East Lancashire, Kath has become a Qualified Sound Healer, Gongmaster and Reiki practitioner. Playing Tibetan singing bowls! gongs, ocean drum and using her voice, Kath creates a beautiful and relaxing soundscape. http://www.deepsong.org
more concerts to be detailed soon.