Intergenerational Music Making

About Intergenerational Music Making (IMM)

Intergenerational Music Making ( is a national not-for-profit organisation which delivers programmes, training, campaigning & research to improve the mental and physical wellbeing of the old and the young in communities across the UK, through the power of music.

We work closely with care homes, schools, hospitals, musicians and creatives, sharing our unique expertise to deliver and embed a culture of intergenerational practice.

What We Do

Our bespoke music based programmes and training are designed to inspire connection and understanding across generations. We promote cross generational work through campaigning and research.

How We Do It

We use music as a vehicle to connection, fusing together our music therapy and community arts knowledge with sports, nature and creativity to bridge societal gaps and connect people of all ages.


IMM’s unique approach combines clinical practices used in music therapy with bespoke techniques proven to maximise intergenerational engagement. Our pioneering work has influenced and helped shape and integrate national programmes and practise including across Social Prescribing and Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Who Is It For

Our services benefit people of all ages and abilities. We work across care homes, retirement communities, nurseries, schools, hospitals and community spaces to tackle isolation, reduce loneliness and improve mental health and wellbeing.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals:

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