Earlier this year, Point Blank Radio Students, Sadiece and Henry, appeared on the affluent Soho Radio to host a series of shows helping promote Nordoff Robbins’ country-wide event, Get Loud, as well as their excellent music therapy services.
Get Loud, which took place on 25 September, saw Nordoff Robbins host 12 gigs across 9 different cities in the UK. Headliners for the event included the likes of Akala, Frank Turner, MNEK and more, with the shows focussing on uniting NR’s supporters in a celebration of music, health and wellbeing. All of the shows which aired in the lead up to the Get Loud event are now available to stream online and see the talented radio students play some infectious tracks, interview of Nordoff Robbins’ hard-working staff and explore the world of music therapy. If you’re interested in gaining real-world experience in the Radio Broadcasting sector, we can help you get your foot in the door.
Nordoff Robbins x Point Blank on Soho Radio: (06/08/2019)
The first episode of the podcast features Nordoff Robbins’ music therapist Emily Grimes, who talks about NR, their work and the launch of the Get Loud campaign.
Nordoff Robbins x Point Blank on Soho Radio: (20/08/19)
Episode number two features an interview with one of the charity’s beneficiaries, Elizabeth, who talks about her journey with music therapy.
Nordoff Robbins x Point Blank on Soho Radio: (03/09/19)
The penultimate episode of the Soho Radio podcasts features another interview. This time with Oli Kluczewski, who discusses the benefits of songwriting.
Nordoff Robbins x Point Blank on Soho Radio: (24/09/19)
In the final show, the pair interview Helen Apsey, Nordoff Robbins’ Head of Policy and Impact, to explore the social value of music and their policy work.
Nordoff Robbins is the largest independent music therapy charity in the UK, who are dedicated to changing the lives of vulnerable and isolated people. They support thousands of people through their own centres and working in over 150 partnerships with a wide range of organisations including care homes, schools and hospitals.
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