Strengthening community through collective music making is one of our ongoing research and public exchange projects.
Working with at-risk community, we engage in innovative creative practices to engender strong community via creative musical play. We presently work with children with disabilities, designing new adaptive musical instruments, and integrating their use into pedagogic, therapeutic and recreational contexts, via our partnership with the Mackay Centre School. We also work with at-risk teens in NDG, with our partner Head and Hands, to assist youths in creatively asserting their identity and responding to obstacles and challenges they face in an effective and positive way. Through this program we are: