Tag "Disability and music"

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The British Paraorchestra releases its first single

Just in time for Christmas, the British Paraorchestra has released its first single, True Colors. Joining forces with a number of GB Paralympians, including Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson, sitting volleyball player

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Q&A with one-handed pianist Nicholas McCarthy

Pianist Nicholas McCarthy was born without a right hand. He’s been playing since the age of 14 and has now joined the British Paraorchestra, performing recently at the Paralympic Games

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Reading Festival: how accessible is it?

Summer festivals may seem a distant memory, but people are already planning next year’s events; tickets for Glastonbury 2013 sold out in record time! To get you in the ready for the 2013 festival season,

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Disability and the media: music and song lyrics

In our two-part article about disability and the media, Trailblazers ambassador David Gale shares his thought on music and song lyrics featuring disability. As a big music fan – some might

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Drake Music: breaking down disabling barriers to music

New Disability Horizons contributor, Carien Meijer, CEO of a dynamic music and technology hub, Drake Music, tells us how the organisation works to break down physical and social barriers using