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Drake Music Scotland

Drake Music Scotland is the nation’s leading arts organisation providing music making opportunities for people with disabilities. Our expertise in inclusive music technology and specialist teaching methods support people of all ages and a wide range of disabilities to play, learn and compose music independently.  We are the proud home of Figurenotes training, resources, and […]

Edinburgh Violin

Offering private violin lessons in the south of Edinburgh. Run by Lauren Clay, also a member of the Figurenotes team at Drake Music Scotland, lessons are always taught with an emphasis on accessibility. Figurenotes is used as both a supporting tool for particular areas of learning, namely rhythm, and as a key learning tool for […]

ELM School of Music

ELM School of Music was founded in January 2010 by Emma Lines and provides private instrumental tuition, events and workshops in the City of Edinburgh. Emma is a Board Commissioner with the International Society for Music Education’s Commission on Special Music Education and Music Therapy, and an elected member of the Music Education Council (MEC) Forum in the […]

ELM Music Therapy

ELM Music Therapy provides music therapy sessions in the North East of Scotland. How has Figurenotes helped your organisation achieve their goals? Sometimes within music therapy sessions a client will express a desire to learn to play a musical instrument together. With the use of Figurenotes these clients have very quickly been able to achieve […]

Priory Woods

We are a SEN school located in the north east. We co-run an open orchestra with Musinc and Beverley school. We use a lot of Figurenotes to teach music – mostly keyboard skills. How has Figurenotes helped your organisation achieve their goals? Figurenotes has given the pupils a bridge to gain practical music experiences. What’s […]

Just Accessible Music (JAM)

I primarily teach adults and children with disabilities to play, rock, folk, Broadway, and jazz using Figurenotes. I teach a Special Music Education graduate course in Connecticut at the University of Bridgeport that includes a teaching component with our bands. Each student is assigned to mentor and arrange a song the musician would like the […]