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Soundbox Inclusive Ensemble – A true partnership

Soundbox is an all-ability inclusive music collective that brings together disabled and non-disabled musicians aged 11+ from East London and beyond. This video explores the successful partnership between music organisations […]

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Music outside the classroom

We’ve been working with Belvue School and their students for a long time as part of Exchanging Notes. This year it was a pleasure and a privilege to get to […]

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DMLab North West – September 2018 sharing

In September 2018 our DMLab North West meeting was about sharing the progress and success of various projects created as part of our Innovation Challenge, which was supported by the […]

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Drake Music commission: Ben Lunn ‘T-4’

Artist: Ben Lunn Title: T-4 Mentor: Kristian Gjerstad Commission Partner: Brighter Sounds Musicians: Violin – Margarita GarmutėArlauskienė Cello – Gunda Baranauskaite Alto Trombone – Joseph Lunn Ben Lunn was the […]

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Absorbed by Sound, playing live in Bristol

Absorbed by Sound are an inclusive ensemble based in Bristol, supported by Drake Music and Bristol Plays Music. They have performed live at Colston Hall and also at Sanctum – […]

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AMT Ambassadors

AMT Ambassadors was an innovative approach to teaching young musicians about Assistive Music Technology. Our approach to music-making is about using music- and sound-making equipment to enable all participants to […]

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Together with Tech

Together with Tech brought together pupils from mainstream and special schools to make music using accessible music technology. This way of making music was new to the whole group, creating a […]

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Artists in Residence for My Music Ability

My Music Ability is a pilot project for inclusive music education at the music teacher training college of the Conservatory of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In March 2018, it invited us […]

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We All Make Music 2018

We All Make Music was the culmination of the Think2020 programme designed to boost inclusion in music education. An inclusive, exciting event for music educators, it started with a protest […]

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