Our latest news and MiH developments…

Vacancy at MiH – Freelance Project Coordinator 18 August 2017

Music in Hospitals Scotland is recruiting for a Freelance Project Coordinator. Tap to the App! Freelance Project Coordinator (Funded through the Digital Participation Charter Fund until March 2018) Day Rate: We will pay £110 per day, inclusive of tax if relevant, to a maximum of 32 days (240 hours). Travel and subsistence expenses are payable in addition. The… MORE

Fundraising Gig for MiH – 1st September 02 August 2017

Calling all gig-goers in and around Perth! MiH guitarist and singer Andrew Gordon is putting on a fundraising gig at Greyfriars Bar in Perth on Saturday 1st September. Andrew will be donating all of the proceeds from his performance to Music in Hospitals Scotland, as well as the fee he’d ordinarily receive. Everything raised on the… MORE

Congratulations Maritta! 25 July 2017

Huge congratulations to our Finance Office, Maritta Bryant, on her Summer Graduation from Edinburgh Napier University. Maritta has been studying part time for her BA in Business Finance/Accounting and was awarded her degree in June this year. We’re thrilled for Maritta on her fantastic achievement, although we don’t think it’ll be too long before she’s… MORE

Thank you Morrisons Foundation! 01 July 2017

The Morrisons Foundation supports the work of local charities across the UK. We are delighted to have been awarded a grant of£7,680 in June 2017.  We will use the funds to support live concerts for children, young people and their families in care settings across Scotland and we look forward to letting you know how the concerts are… MORE

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

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