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raised of £4,000 target by 15 supporters

    Weʼve raised £550 to help fund the NYHO's new outreach and scholarship programmes

    Surrey, UK
    Funded on Monday, 11th March 2019

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    As well as concerts, we are dedicated to taking the NYHO into the community with outreach programmes. Past events have involved members playing with patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital for sick children, and care homes for the elderly. We want to formalize and expand these events which provide huge benefits for the recipients as well as valuable experiences for our youngsters.

    The use of the harp as a therapeutic instrument is not a new concept; the harp has traditionally been used as an instrument of healing across cultures for millennia. The earliest example of the harp being used as a therapeutic instrument is depicted in cave drawings in France dating to 30,000 B.C.

    Currently more and more patients and health care providers turn to holistic approaches to health and well-being, the harp is a natural fit due to timbre (sound) and vibration. Past studies have included positive results in the measurement of pain reduction, post-op recovery time. Sleep, heart rate, blood pressure and breathing rate. Emotionally music can bring great joy and peace enabling well-being.

    The NYHO Outreach Programme would like to form partnerships with local health-care facilities, homes for the elderly and mentally and physically disabled people and any money raised would help fund this on going programme.

    ‘Music is the medicine of the mind’ John Logan.

    We would also like to support harp students fulfill their potential regardless of their economic background by setting up a bursary fund. In addition to providing financial support those who need it, we aim to buy a small selection of Harps so that members will be able to draw upon these as and when needed.



    • Jamie Cordell2 years ago
      Jamie Cordell

      Jamie Cordell

      2 years ago

      Well done to Paul Summers who has just completed the London to Paris bike ride in sweltering heat. Thanks to him and everyone who donated - you have raised £430 so far. It is still not too late to contribute - any other donations would be much appreciated!! (Picture of Paul at the Eiffel Tower)

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    • Jamie Cordell3 years ago
      Jamie Cordell

      Jamie Cordell

      3 years ago

      Paul Summers is fund-raising for the NYHO by doing the London to Paris Bike Ride in July. It’s a gruelling event, starting from Crystal Palace in London on 25th July and winding its way through northern France until the cyclists arrive in Paris four days later. The shortest day’s cycling is ‘only’ 60 miles, whilst the leg from London to Calais is a massive 95 miles. We are extremely grateful to Paul for fund-raising for the NYHO and hope you will support him/us. . Many thanks!

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    • Anonymous


      Aug 5, 2018


    • Matthew Bacon

      Matthew Bacon

      Aug 4, 2018

      Fantastic Paul!!


    • Anonymous


      Aug 4, 2018


    • Nick Duff

      Nick Duff

      Aug 3, 2018

      Well done Paul! Fantastic effort!Hope you hit your target Jamie


    • Anonymous


      Jul 27, 2018

    • Andrew Kelly

      Andrew Kelly

      Jul 25, 2018

      Good luck all!


    • Emma Trimmer

      Emma Trimmer

      Jul 24, 2018

      Go Paul!!!


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