• Music in Mind – Manchester and Salford

    Between March and July we continue to deliver our flagship programme Music in Mind, in which people living with dementia take part in music-making sessions with a Camerata musician and Music Therapist. We’ve met some wonderful people so far on our journey and look forward to continuing our work with them for the rest of the project.... Read More

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  • Camerata Spring Showcase guide 2018

    Spring Showcase

    Groups from a selection of Tameside organisations and care homes have been working with Manchester Camerata and Tameside Public Health on a creative training programme, aiming to enable group leaders from each organisation to lead their own music, drama and arts sessions with their residents and service users. Participants from Age UK, Stroke Association, Auden House Residential Home, Hearts & Minds and the Johnny Barlow Theatre Company came together at Loxley House in Dukinfield on Thursday 8th March to share the pieces of music theatre they have created in these sessions. A great day was... Read More

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  • ‘Mrs Maestro’ Performance

    A new stage production, Mrs Maestro, was performed to a lucky few pupils at Webster Primary school before the concert on 4th March in Barrow. Mrs Maestro is led by Composer Andrew Smith, Director Paul Hine and the musicians of Manchester Camerata and has been developed as a tool to raise awareness of living with dementia alongside the orchestra’s pioneering dementia research. The story follows Mrs. Maestro, the owner of a bus company, on her journey to collect the orchestra in time for the concert. As the story progresses the audience learns that her memory is not what it used to be b... Read More

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