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JOS BMI instruments
Link to excerpt from 15 minute radio feature
by Amanda Cooper BA,
MA Radio Production Student,
Winners of the 2008
--------------------------Joy of Sound (JOS) is an inclusive music and creative arts project that provides workshops and equipment to enable anybody, regardless of their abilities and dexterity, to enjoy taking part in music making and other arts activities.
The aims of JOS are to:
To achieve these goals,
JOS is now in its 13th year of development, and the JOS team of experienced inclusive workshop facilitators are skilled across the spectrum of creative arts practice and delivery.
JOS maintains an ongoing program of research into bespoke and adapted musical instrument design and inclusive workshop techniques.
New Dance Piece
A new Dance Film and Performance
project BETWEEN was launched. It was recorded
and included in the documentary "Hannah's
Dance" a film about Hannah Adams life as the
vibrant person and performer she is.
Fundraising and Volunteering
Thanks to the Maudsley Charity who are supporting us with funding to sustain our Lambeth work during financially challenging times, and to RBKC Grants for the Arts and the City Living Local Life supporting our work in Notting Hill. Also to Vodafone for several streams of support for JOS staff, and to Awards for All during the International Year of the Volunteer.
Thanks to the Capital Community
Foundation who have awarded us Grassroots
funding. This has enabled JOS to appoint it's
first paid worker - our administrator - and
supporting two trainee posts
Heartfelt thanks to everyone who
sponsored Katia Hadaschik, who heroically
completed the London Marathon to raise
money for Joy Of Sound. Katia is building
instruments for the JOS Bespoke Instruments
project and her efforts have raised over £1,000
towards new research and design,
If you would like to support Joy of Sound with a donation
Please contact us...
Any Old Instruments or Equipment?
We are always on the lookout for instruments - perhaps you have an old guitar or fiddle stored in an attic or garage? If so, please contact us - any type, age or condition considered!
If you would like to volunteer for Joy of Sound
JOS is very much a volunteer based organisation - thanks to all - around 700 over ten years -
please email email@example.com.
Joy Of Sound