End of May 2020

In a never-before seen rapid run of newsletters, 
promising this will be the 
LAST this month! 

 

...with another opportunity to support Key Changes in lockdown, while hearing some great music:

4th

Facebook Live event: 
Friday 29th May, 7.00 - 7.30pm

DELIGHTED to report that through the recent 3 Facebook Live events, over £1,600 has been raised, helping to keep our charity going through this strange time.
HUGE THANKS to Owain, Matthew & Susannah, and to everyone for supporting!!

While our regular service is on hold, our therapists are managing to keep in contact with some of their vulnerable clients, greatly appreciated by both clients and carers. 

We very much look forward to the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions and for our therapy work to resume, face-to-face.


 

Another popular Facebook Live event, supporting Key Changes
Upcoming…

Friday 29th May 7pm
- with appropriate social distancing!

Tant

(featuring Jon Leadbeater on tabla and Owain Clarke on celtic harp) are "magical, almost mesmerising...vibrant and exciting...thoroughly inspiring" Taplas magazine.
Many of you will have seen & heard Tant live at Key Changes annual music therapy conferences - a regular, much-loved lunchtime feature.
This concert will be held outdoors to adhere to current restrictions and will therefore be dependent on the weather. Fingers crossed for a balmy evening!

The event is FREE but all donations help our charity during these difficult times in order that we can continue to provide music therapy to vulnerable groups.
Click this link
(accessible whether or not you have a Facebook page)

Donate while you listen!
Please invite friends and family to do the same. 


HUGE THANKS to Owain and Jon!

Without music, life would be a mistake - Frederich Nietzsche

MUSIC THERAPY NEWS

In case you missed our newsletter earlier this month...

Time to take a look...
As promised, two new short films about our work in Dementia Care are now up at keychanges.org:

  • Click here to see a short film by a care home manager endorsing our music therapy project in her care home.

  • Click here to see a short film outlining our work in dementia care. 


Grateful thanks to Mark Allen for volunteering his services in support of Key Changes 

Flautissimo, Southampton Flute Orchestra,

supported Key Changes at their concert on March 7th, raising £298.48

The concert was a varied programme with some original works performed for the first time.

The Colten choir also performed, consisting of residents and carers from Colten Care Homes based around Hampshire. The oldest singer was 98!

 

Thank you to everyone involved.

St James's Place Foundation 

has granted Key Changes 

£10,000 

to provide music therapy in Early Years.

This funding will continue our valued work with referred special needs children at both Lanterns Nursery, Winchester and Norman Gate Nursery, Andover, for a full year.

Logo & photo, below, with thanks to

St James Place Foundation.


Stay safe and well,
from all of us.

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Key Changes Music Therapy, Winnall Community Centre,

Garbett Road, Winchester, SO23 ONY

Key Changes is a registered charity.  Charity number 1124102