Organisation: Drake Music

Region: UK-Wide

Artform: Music

Welcoming: All Disabilities

Opportunity Summary:

Drake Music run projects for adults which provide training and performance opportunities. One example of this work is The Prospectors, a band of musicians with cerebral palsy which meet once a week in Stockport. The group jams out exciting new versions of pop, funk and soul classics. The band recently played leading Manchester venue, Band on the Wall, where they debuted some of their self-penned material. Contact the regional teams for more info on this and similar opportunities: North West England: NWinfo@drakemusic.org South West England: SWinfo@drakemusic.org London: LONinfo@drakemusic.org


Organisation Information:

Drake Music is a music and technology hub, founded in 1988 by Adele Drake. For over twenty years, the organisation has pioneered the use of assistive music technology to make music accessible and have developed a wealth of innovative and imaginative approaches to teaching, learning and making music. Central to the work is the belief that everyone can fulfil their creative and musical potential given the right opportunities. Drake Music is a small organisation with a national remit with regional bases in Bristol, London and Manchester. A team of some forty associate musicians/artists/technologists deliver programmes across the South West, London/South East and North West. These are delivered in partnership with schools, universities, arts organisations, local authorities, music services, software and hardware developers as well as musicians, technologists, composers and artists from other disciplines.

W: www.drakemusic.org

T: 020 7739 5444

E: info@drakemusic.org