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Drake Music hosts DMLab accessible music events this summer

Drake Music host live events this summer. Musicians, makers, technologists and sound artists come together to make music inclusive for all disabilities.

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Disabled musicians can now apply to audition for the National Open Youth Orchestra

Launched in 2018 to provide a progression route for some of the UK’s most talented young disabled musicians aged 11 to 25, the National Open Youth Opera is a pioneering

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Visit Tune in to Access this March to discover new music technology

Join Drake Music on Saturday 16th March 2019 for the Barbican’s Tune in to Access, a celebratory free day of performances and participation exploring accessibility, technology and the arts. The Barbican is

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Music for Youth celebrates inclusion, accessibility and diversity

LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS | LATEST NEWS This year, Music for Youth’s annual proms focus on young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Its three Massed

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How the OHMI Trust is making music inclusive for disabled people

If you’re disabled, there’s a strong likelihood that you’ve never had a chance to play a traditional musical instrument, whether for fun or as a career. It’s a problem that

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How you can get involved in a new orchestra for young disabled people

The National Open Youth Orchestra, an orchestra for young disabled people, is currently looking for new members (deadline Sunday 8th April). Read about the experiences of one member, Benedict, and

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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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The British Paraorchestra: recruiting new talent

The British Paraorchestra have been going from strength to strength, this year performing at the Paralympic Games closing ceremony. Here they share a video of their success so far, and

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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