Our latest news and MiH developments…

Harp and Song! Rachel Hair heads north to Shetland 04 May 2017

MiH harpist Rachel Hair is spending a week travelling across Shetland during May, bringing live music to patients, residents, children and staff at 10 different care settings across the islands. This is MiH’s third annual visit to the Shetland Isles, which has once again been made possible thanks to ongoing support from Total E&P UK Limited (TEP UK). Rachel… MORE

GUSTAV HOLST!! It’s The Planets 28 April 2017

The superb Universities of Scotland Symphony Orchestra are giving four performances of Gustav Holst’s The Planets at the end of May 2017, in support of Music in Hospitals Scotland. For the fifth year running, players from all over Scotland unite to form this dynamic and vibrant orchestra – their performances are not to be missed! Please join us… MORE

Unforgotten Forces 25 April 2017

A consortium of 14 organisations, which includes Music in Hospitals, has been awarded £4 million from the Aged Veterans Fund to undertake a three-year programme of support for older veterans and their families in Scotland. Unforgotten Forces is a partnership between 14 leading organisations which will deliver arrange of new services and enhancements in areas including advice,… MORE

MIH seeks Fundraising Consultant 06 March 2017

MiH UK opportunity: Fundraising Consultant March 2017 Music in Hospitals is the UK’s largest and longest established provider of the therapeutic benefits of live music to people of all ages in care and hospital settings. We have ambitious plans for the organisation and want to ensure that these can be supported by the funds we raise. To… MORE

Love Music Community Choir 10 February 2017

We are thrilled to announce that the Love Music Community Choir is fundraising for Music in Hospitals. The  330 strong choir are based at the stunning Usher Hall in Edinburgh and rehearse every week. Their concert programmes are challenging, diverse and strongly reflect the variety of musical genres performed by other musicians in the Usher Hall. From… MORE

Fizz & Friends at the Virgin Money Lounge 01 February 2017

What a night – fizz, canapés, live music and 42 new MiH Friends! Take a look at our photos from the night on Flickr. We had a fantastic evening at the Edinburgh Virgin Money Lounge in October 2016, thanks to the organisational skills of our Edinburgh Local Ambassadors (volunteers). Guests were treated to live music… MORE

Tackling loneliness & social isolation

In November 2016, we had the opportunity to take part in Voluntary Health Scotland‘s Annual Conference in Edinburgh. The theme of the conference was ‘Loneliness: a threat to Scotland’s health’. We were proud to bring a different type of presentation into the mix; some storytelling, music and an uplifting post lunch sing-along for the delegates!… MORE

Tribute to Andrew Armstong of TOTAL E&P UK Limited 01 December 2016

On 14th September, three musicians from Music in Hospitals Scotland performed at a very special concert held at TOTAL E&P UK Limited’s (TEP UK) head office in Altens, Aberdeen. The event was held in tribute to the late Andrew Armstrong OBE who had been the District Manager of Total Oil Marine until his retirement in… MORE

Christmas Cards 2016 – on sale now! 31 October 2016

Christmas is coming… We have two brand new Christmas Card card designs for 2016: The Angel and Dancing Round the Tree have now arrived at our office and are ready to be delivered or collected. The price is £4.50 per pack of 10 (see order form for details). Some remaining packs of cards with last year’s design are also available to purchase,… MORE

MiH Trustee Vacancies 10 October 2016

Music in Hospitals (UK) is looking for new Trustees to join the charity. Please see our full advertisement here: Trustee-Advert-2017  This is an unremunerated position although reasonable expenses are paid.       The closing date for applications is Wednesday 14th December 2016 at Midday.      It is expected that interviews for short-­listed candidates will take… MORE

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