Some examples of music projects are described in this section.
Music Outreach Aerospace Blog (2012-2013)
Orchestrating Reconciliation (2010-2012)
Purga Music History (2003-2005); and Study of contemporary music in rural Ipswich (2006-2007)
Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band Centennial History (2008-2009)
The music projects are discussed to demonstrate the creative processes and theoretical reasoning used for:
The Ipswich music projects are used as examples that show how local people can organise culturally engaged community music that relates to their past music history, present performance culture, and future musical aspirations.
- Critical reflection on practice
- Place-based planning
- Continuous improvement and transformation of practice
- Implementing Socio-ecological approaches
The practice frameworks are continually changing so the articles attempt to explain some of the specific ways in which projects were personalised for particular communities and environments. They give practical insight into the phases of people's cultural engagement in community music.