Julian Stodd's Learning Blog

Music is a language through which we speak: it lets us add layers of meaning, emotion and energy on top of the words that we use. Music is the ultimate co-creative process, through composing, performing and listening, it joins us in common meaning.

I’ve spent today with the team at Drake Music a charity that works with disabled young musicians, using assistive technology to enable them to compose and perform music. They’re a strong but small team, supported by a network of associates, delivering across the UK and i’m going to be joining the board as a trustee next month, something that i’m extremely excited about. Why? Because we can learn so much from music!

Words convey meaning, let us share love and loss, bring us together and takes us to war. Music adds depth to our lives: it provides the backdrop and colour. Helping young people to create…

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