Don Spencer & ACMF visit China!

Don Spencer & ACMF visit China!

A wonderful story about Don’s recent trip to China. I established my Foundation (The Australian Children’s Music Foundation) in 2002 when I discovered music education was disappearing from the Australian school education system. I know personally how much music...
Power of Music..

Power of Music..

Has music helped you through tough times? The link between mental health and music has long been a hot topic. On one side, music helps with mental health issues, is used as a form of therapy for dementia patients and kids with developmental and learning disabilities...
Music giving individuals a way to overcome their struggles

Music giving individuals a way to overcome their struggles

ACMF teacher David in WA has worked with individuals at Juvenile Justice centres in the past, and was thrilled to hear that one of his guitar students 6 years ago from a Juvenile Justice centre has chosen to follow a musical path… ‘One of the guards told...
The benefits of music on behaviour

The benefits of music on behaviour

Mark runs one of our QLD programs, and it’s wonderful to hear how music has been engaging some of the more difficult individuals. ‘I am having a lot of individuals coming up to me and sharing musical things they are taking from the class and taking it...