|promoting social inclusion through music and the creative arts|
Do you have any unwanted
instruments that JOS can
If so, please let us know
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Link to excerpt from 15 minute radio feature
by Amanda Cooper BA,
MA Radio Production Student,
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 offers:
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.
Training 2013Joy Of Sound runs training sessions at various times in the year - the last was a combined Music& Dance Training Day in March 2012. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for news of next training dates
New Dance Piece
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.
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
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.