Monthly archive for May2019

Music Therapy and Technologies

Music Therapy and Technologies

At ELM Music Therapy we are very keen to incorporate technology into our therapeutic work where it is applicable. We use a variety of programmes on the I-pad including; garage band, bloom and the thumb jam as well as using skoogs, drum pads and switches….

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Harp Day!

Harp Day!

We were delighted to host and sponsor a Harp afternoon for the pupil’s of Orchard Brae School. Mary Page is a fellow music therapist and harpist who has recently moved to Scotland from Arizona. It was wonderful to watch many children and young people interact…

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Queen Margaret University

Queen Margaret University

Emmeline at ELM was very honoured this year to, for the first time, be a practice educator and host a placement for a trainee music therapist from Queen Margaret University. ELM were very lucky to host the wonderful Nadine. Nadine worked closely with two pupils…

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Music Therapy Room

Music Therapy Room

We are delighted to share a picture of our new Music Therapy Room at Orchard Brae School. The room has made such a difference for many of the pupils’ music therapy experience – this has also been added to by the donation of our lovely…

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Opening of Aberdeen’s Music Hall

Opening of Aberdeen’s Music Hall

We were delighted at ELM Music Therapy to be involved in the opening of Aberdeen’s revamped Music Hall not once but twice with the pupils at Orchard Brae School. Firstly we performed with Drake Music in a wonderful inclusive performance involving switches, iPads, skoogs, keyboards…

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Trash Band

Trash Band

Together with Keith from The Rhythm Box, Emmeline from ELM has been running a Trash Band at Orchard Brae School. Trash Band is a lunchtime club that allows children to explore everyday sounds in a structured context. With one of Orchard Brae School’s previous term…

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