Stroke survivors and their carers can make some noise whilst aiding their rehabilitation with a music project in Navenby by the Stroke Association and soundLINCS.
The free to attend project consists of 12 fortnightly workshops exploring a variety of singing and songwriting activities and the chance to use an array of unusual musical instruments.
soundLINCS’ Music Facilitators are keen to create music with participants of whatever ability through the range of genres on offer within the workshops.
The unusual instruments allow access to sound and music in a variety of ways: whether that be through detecting your body movements and velocity with instruments such as Theremins and Soundbeams; or pressing a soft cube, called a Skoog, which creates correlations between the expressive gestures made upon it and the sounds the computer software creates.
Vocal workshops include activities such as traditional choral singing, composition, songwriting and folk music whilst iPad based technology sessions will allow the use of sampling software and experimentation with original compositions and creations.
The workshops take place on alternate Wednesdays at The Venue in Navenby from 10am until 12noon which can be viewed on our events page. It is free to attend and for more information or to book your place please contact Caren on 01522 790059 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
In August local radio station Lincs FM visited the workshop for a news report about the participants and the sessions. Charlotte, the journalist who attended, wrote a blog about her experience which can be viewed here. You can also listen to the report below.