Last weekend I had the immense pleasure of attending and presenting at the first ever conference on Music and Physical Disability by the OHMI Trust. There was such a range of attendees: music educators, performers with disabilities, medical professionals, music and occupational therapists, computer programmers, developers of digital music technologies, and more. I left the … Continue reading OHMI Conference
Instrument Stands Part 1: Brass As I see it, there are three main ways to play an instrument adaptively: 1. Modify your technique 2. Modify the instrument itself 3. Modify the way the instrument is held Musicians with limb differences need to use all of their functional body parts to play their instruments effectively. Therefore, … Continue reading Instruments are for playing, not holding!