What is it about?

An overview of different approaches to making community music during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Online and offline methods of working are discussed with examples of practice in action. Questions are posed for further research and debate and grouped thematically.

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Why is it important?

The article poses questions that may be considered in future discussions about the future of community music in a post-pandemic world.


I wrote this article during the first COVID-19 lockdown when the world was taking its first steps to tackle the pandemic and community musicians were reacting to ever-changing laws and guidance.

Matthew Crisp

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This page is a summary of: The response of community musicians in the United Kingdom to the COVID-19 crisis: An evaluation, International Journal of Community Music, November 2021, Intellect,
DOI: 10.1386/ijcm_00030_1.
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