Listening and Learning: PMZ Voices

As part of our Extraordinary Times Programme, we are taking some time to listen and learn, from you the community and also by tapping into all the exciting resources that are springing up during this time of renewal. Here you can read some reflections from our PMZ music leaders.

Breaking Down Barriers, Engaging Learners with Music

It is easy to assume that everyone in the room feels comfortable making music together. It is a big ask for many people to be outside their comfort zones. Music…

I’m a musician, and music doesn’t sound good to me any more.

Rob Tilsley is a PMZ Music Leader and our ‘Intergenerational Coordinator’. In this honest and frank blog he talks through his experience of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus. Tinnitus is…

Guest Blog: “A completely different outlook on how music can change peoples’ lives…”

During PMZ’s ‘Extraordinary Times programme’, we’re setting out to listen and learn during this lockdown. As part of that we’ll be inviting a series of guest bloggers, people who who’ve…

Interwoven – developing as a music leader

In my role as Creativity and Learning Director, I have felt it was really important as part of Plymouth Music Zone’s 20th anniversary year to explore different pathways that our team have…

PMZ Alumni Journeys – from participant to music leader and beyond!

I have definitely matured, I’m more caring about my friends and family, more careful about what I do and say. I think a lot more now. It’s helped me become…

PMZ Booster Training – sharing learning with SEN/D school staff

Part of Plymouth Music Zone’s ‘Breakthrough Music’ and Tuning into Transitions funding supported the delivery of twilight training sessions for teachers and support staff across special schools in Plymouth over…