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Music for social and communicative development...

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Health and wellbeing

This is Art Beat's main area of specialism, developed through thirteen years of experience in bringing music to healthcare contexts. Voice and drumming are the most fundamental and easily accessible means of making music, so that's what we use most often.


To find out more about a particular area, check out the links below...


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Drumming for service users from the hospital to the community, in all areas of mental health practice


Ward based workshops and mobile creative musical opportunities for all ages, to include those who need to stay in bed.

Rhythm, movement and song to stimulate social interaction, participation, and memory