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Wavelength Seminar

Content from 2018-2021, funded by BBC Children in Need

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Annual Impact Reports

Annual CDs/ Music Videos

 

Wavelength 2021 Project CD

Wavelength 2020 Project CD

Are We? 2020 Wavelength Video

Wavelength 2019 Project CD

 

2021 Gig Photos

Wavelength 2021 Gig Photos
Wavelength 2021 Gig Photos

Photographs of performers from Quench Arts December 2021 Wavelength project gig. With thanks to 'Bethany & James Photography and Filmmaking'.

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Wavelength 2021 Gig Photos
Wavelength 2021 Gig Photos

Photographs of performers from Quench Arts December 2021 Wavelength project gig. With thanks to 'Bethany & James Photography and Filmmaking'.

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Photographs of performers from Quench Arts' December 2021 Wavelength project gig. With thanks to 'Bethany & James Photography and Filmmaking'.

 

Sharing Our Learning - Blogs and Videos

An Introduction to the Wavelength Project by James Stanley

Working with vulnerable young people on a 121 basis through the pandemic - Paul Carroll

Use of technology in the Wavelength project throughout the Covid19 pandemic - James Stanley

Working with vulnerable young people in a group basis through the pandemic - Meldra Guza

Online Icebreakers by Daniel Scott (Wavelength Peer Mentor)

Using Story Cubes for Songwriting by Paul Carroll

Introduction to Using GarageBand on iPad & iPhone by Sarah Wilson

Why 'Drop D' Tuning is Beneficial for Beginners by Meldra Guza

An Introduction to Roli Blocks by James Stanley

Wavelength Seminar

Content from 2015-2018, funded by Youth Music

 

Why Quench Arts Set Up The Wavelength Project

Wavelength Project Structure Part 1: Recruitment and Project Partners

Wavelength Project Structure Part 2: Project Structure and Funders

Wavelength Project Structure Slideshow

Wavelength Gig Video:

Cares of the Day (Group Track)

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Wavelength Year 1 Gig Photos (Facebook Album)

Paul Carroll: Running Music Projects for Young People with Mental Health Conditions Part 2

Blog 2: Supporting Quieter Members of a Group –by Jake Cross (Wavelength Shadow Artist)

Wavelength Gig Video:

What If I Never Do? (Liam)

Blog 3: Getting young people through a creative block by Meldra Guza

Blog 5: Catering for Different Religious Backgrounds/Not Using Offending Topics by Sarah Wilson 

Wavelength Year 1 Project CD

Paul Carroll: Running Music Projects for Young People with Mental Health Conditions Part 1

Blog 1: Putting People At Ease In Their First Group Session by Paul Carroll 

Wavelength Gig Video:

Picturesque View (Mayci)

Meldra Guza: Different Ways To Approach Lyric Writing in the Mental Health Sector

Blog 4: Tackling Sensitive Topics for Lyric Writing with Young Mental Health Service Users by Meldra Guza 

Wavelength Gig Video:

What Do I Want To Be? (Group Track)

Blog 6: Engaging with Participants with Little Musical Interest by James Stanley 

Blog 8: Using Presets to Aid Creativity and Workflow in a Session by James Stanley 

Resource 1: Wavelength Approaches to Lyric Writing 1

Resource 3: Wavelength Approaches to Lyric Writing 3

Resource 5: Wavelength Approaches to Lyric Writing 5

Blog 7: Ways in Which Using Technology Can Break Down Barriers with Unconfident Young People by James Stanley 

Wavelength Year 2 Project CD 1

Resource 2: Wavelength Approaches to Lyric Writing 2

Resource 4: Wavelength Approaches to Lyric Writing 4

Resource 6: Wavelength Approaches to Song Writing

Blog 9: The Benefits of One-to-One Sessions in Mental Health Settings by James Stanley 

Wavelength Gig Video:

Plastic Pollution (Group Track)

Blog 12: Getting Young People Recording Ready by Sarah Wilson 

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Wavelength Year 2 Gig Photos (Facebook Album)

Blog 13: Ensuring that Parents and Carers Understand the Benefits of Music Making for Young Mental Health Service Users by Paul Carroll 

Wavelength Gig Video:

Drawer Full of Memories (Parents)

Sarah Wilson: My Own Professional Development on Wavelength

Blog 16: The Value of Mentoring by Meldra Guza 

Blog 17: Keeping Up With Technology by James Stanley

Davina Brownrigg: How Being A Wavelength Shadow Artist Has Furthered My Career

Blog 20: How Volunteering on Quench Arts’ Musical Connections Adults Project Helped Prepare Me for my Wavelength Shadow Role by Michelle Holloway 

Wavelength Gig Video:

You and Me (Chyna's Song, Performed by Other Participants)

Blog 22: The Value of Always Gaining New Skills - As a Woodwind Player, Why I’ve Started to Learn the Guitar by Katie Stevens 

Birmingham Children's Hospital and the Wavelength Project (Kirsty Taylor, Lead Occupational Therapist, Parkview Clinic)

Blog 24: The Value of Music Making in the Wellbeing Sector – Why I Think it is Important by Michelle Holloway 

Wavelength and its Role within the Birmingham Music Education Partnership (Ciaran O'Donnell, Head of Birmingham Music Service, Services for Education)

Jake Cross: Celebrating Success and Why it is Important in the Mental Health Sector

Wavelength Year 3 Project CD 1

James Stanley: The Journey of the Young People Part 1

Blog 26: Developing Emotional Resilience through Music Making by Meldra Guza 

Blog 28: The Importance of Socialising Outside of Music Sessions – How Structured Social Events Can Increase Creative Flow by Paul Carroll

Wavelength Gig Video:

Memory Lane (Lizzy)

Wavelength Year 3 Project CD 2

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Wavelength Year 3 Gig Photos (Facebook Album)

Wavelength Year 2 Impact Report and Case Studies

Blog 10: Group Music Making with Young People with Mental Health Conditions by Sarah Wilson 

Blog 11: Embedding Arts Award in Sessions Without Disrupting the Creative Flow by Sarah Wilson 

Wavelength Year 2 Project CD 2

Michelle Holloway: Supporting the Parents of Young People on Wavelength

Blog 14: The Development of Parents as Musicians - Why This Has Been Important on the Wavelength Project by Paul Carroll 

Joanne Tysall: Partnership Working - How Wavelength Has Worked With Home Group to Support Parents

Blog 15: My First Year Working on the Wavelength Project by Meldra Guza 

Wavelength Gig Video:

Warp Drive (Josh)

Blog 18: Mental Health First Aid Training - The Impact On My Practice by Adam Moffatt 

Blog 19: My Transition from Shadow Artist to Leading One-To-One Sessions by Davina Brownrigg 

Blog 21: Me in 10 Years Time - What I Hope I’ll Be Doing in Community Music and How Wavelength Has Helped Me Plan for the Future by Davina Brownrigg 

Katie Stevens: Getting Out Of My Comfort Zone - The Skills I’ve Learnt To Support Young People On Wavelength (Tech & Gutiar)

Blog 23: Keeping Current by Sarah Wilson 

Why Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Value Projects Like Wavelength (Sue Hartley, Director of Nursing)

Wavelength Gig Video:

Colours Glow (Group Track)

Solihull Music Education Hub and the Wavelength Project (Toby Smith, Head of Solihull Music Service/Hub)

Blog 25: Celebrating Success by Paul Carroll

Wavelength Challenges (Nic Briggs & Liz Viggers, Quench Arts)

James Stanley: The Journey of the Young People Part 2

Blog 27: What I’ve Learnt As A Wavelength Shadow Artist, The Impact It Has had On The Participants and How It Will Affect My Future Practice by Katie Stevens

Wavelength Case Study: Lizzy's Story

Wavelength Project Outcomes Slideshow

Wavelength Gig Video:

Radio Bird (Group Track)

Wavelength Year 1 Impact Report and Case Studies

Wavelength Year 3 Impact Report and Case Studies

Wavelength Project Final Evaluation Report