Peter Renshaw outlines the work of a project committed to integrating musical performance into the wider community. He explores how workshops within social institutions such as schools, hospitals and prisons might increase the accessibility and relevance of music today.
This is the second lecture in the series 'The Musician Responding to Change'. The first lecture is 'Audience for Music in the Year 2000'.
Peter Renshaw was the Gresham Professor of Music between 1986 and 1993. Until his retirement in 2001, he was Head of Research and Development at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Subsequently he chaired the Steering Group for Youth Music which led to the publication 'Creating a Land with Music' (2002) and was Moderator of the EU Socrates project, Sound Links, on cultural diversity in music education.