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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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Inclusive Beats

Inclusive Beats

Not only are we extremely excited to welcome Jeanne Laidlaw to the ELM Music Therapy team but she will be starting a brand new inclusive percussion group, ‘Inclusive Beats!’ next week in collaboration with SensationAll and Schools Out. This group will run every other Monday…

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Inclusive Music and Drumming Group

Inclusive Music and Drumming Group

  We are very excited to be starting an inclusive Music and Drumming Group at Orchard Brae School in collaboration with The Rhythm Box Studio. The groups will run between 6.00-6.45 and 7.00-7.45 on Tuesday evenings and all are welcome. Please contact emmeline@elmmusictherapy.com for more…

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Scottish Music Therapy Trust

Scottish Music Therapy Trust

Emmeline is very pleased to be the secretary of the Scottish Music Therapy Trust. The SMTT is rapidly growing, especially with new links with Queen Margaret University and we have many exciting events coming up including talks from Giorgos Tsiris and Stella Compton and a…

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SensationAll Singers

SensationAll Singers

SensationAll Singers is returning for the new term on 30th August. We cannot wait to welcome everyone back to the Old School House in Westhill from 6.30 – 7.30. Every first Wednesday of the month will not be SensationAll Singers but instead a brand new…

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Orchard Brae

Orchard Brae

After having worked in both Hazelwood School and Woodlands school both providing ASN provision for children in primary and secondary Emmeline is very excited to be moving to the brand new special school in Aberdeen, Orchard Brae which will also include a nursery provision. Emmeline…

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ELM Music Therapy have had a wonderful time this Summer running music groups with the charity SensationAll, in Westhill, Aberdeenshire. Our particular favourite groups this Summer have been our journeys Up In The Sky and Under the Sea. When ‘Up in the Sky’ we sung…

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The World Conference of Music Therapy

The World Conference of Music Therapy

  I was fortunate enough this Summer to attend the 15th World Conference of Music Therapy in Japan. It was an incredible experience to spend time with 2500 other music therapists, students and music therapy enthusiasts from all around the world, including Australia, New Zealand,…

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SensationALL Singers

I have recently begun assisting in running a community choir in Westhill with the charity SensationAll. The idea and aims of the choir are to involve the whole community, with particular focus on involving those who have multiple support needs. The choir hopes to involve…

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