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Seeking Music Students: Volunteer to Help People with Dementia


SEEKING MUSIC STUDENTS TO VOLUNTEER FOR SINGING AND SONG-WRITING PROJECT FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA AND THEIR CARERS IN GLOUCESTER


Turtle Song are looking for local student musicians to volunteer in Gloucester. Turtle Song is a singing & song-writing project for people with dementia and all forms of memory problems and their husbands/wives/partners/family/carers. It is a partnership project with English Touring Opera, Royal College of Music, Mindsong & the Three Choirs Festival. Composer, Richard Barnard & Director, Claire Coaché, will work with the participants & volunteer musicians to create a song cycle.

PROJECT DATES: 28 May / 4, 11, 18, 25 June / 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July (The 30 July will be a short sharing for friends & family and will feature in the Three Choirs Festival programme)

TIME: 10.30am-12.15pm (Volunteer musicians will be required from 9.30/10am until 1pm to help with set-up and clear up)

VENUE: St Mary’s Congregational Chapel, Gloucester

If you would like to know more about being involved with the project as a volunteer musician, watch this short film: https://vimeo.com/277133469/af60454544

If you would like to be involved & are available for all dates above, please contact:

Imogen Collacott, imogen@turtlekeyarts.org.uk / 020 8964 5060

OR

Charlotte Cunningham, charlotte@turtlekeyarts.org.uk / 020 8964 5060

For more information generally about the project, please visit: www.turtlekeyarts.org.uk/turtlesong


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