2021 rocked – all thanks to your help!

2021 rocked – all thanks to your help!

Despite spending most of the year in lockdown, 2021 has been an epic year for George’s Rockstars! We’ve managed to start music therapy at Queen Alexandra Hospital and seen the huge difference it has made to the children there. We’ve managed to keep fundraising despite...
We’re growing!

We’re growing!

We are so excited to announce that starting in the new year our amazing music therapist Cathy will be at Hampshire Hospitals NHS trust every week working with the children in Winchester and Basingstoke hospitals in addition to her work at QA hospital Portsmouth! We...
Sophie’s story

Sophie’s story

Many of you will know of beautiful 10 year old Sophie (Sophie’s journey), who passed away in September 2021 from Anaplastic Rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of childhood cancer. During her time in hospital, Sophie had music therapy with our music therapist Cathy at QA...
Meet Cathy!

Meet Cathy!

George’s Rockstars is incredibly lucky to have an amazing music therapist on board. Cathy Birch qualified in 2014 and trained with Nordoff Robins. She has years of experience in working with children and young people in the hospital setting and introduced music...
What is music therapy?

What is music therapy?

Music is part of all of us – in our heartbeats and movements, our laughter, crying and singing. Music therapy uses music to help children and their families live creatively and resourcefully in the face of illness, disability and trauma. Like other therapists...