Case study: Foundation House

Case study: Foundation House

For four years now, we’ve been working with young disabled musicians at Foundation House, one of the supported living units of National Star College, the county’s flagship support centre that enables young disabled people in all aspects of living and learning....

SUSIE SAYS …

“Sam and Jake absolutely love the workshops. They come away buzzing every Saturday, always having learned something new and feeling inspired. We’re seeing both boys growing in confidence and ambition, and they’ve made new like-minded friends too. The workshops have...

ALESHA SAYS …

“The tutor has shown us how we can make our own music, and we can record it. You can jam with people. You can’t do this anywhere else.” Alesha Maguire-Toombs, aged 12.

SAFFIRA SAYS …

“You can just jam with each other, it’s fun, you get to learn a lot off the tutors, you get inspiration.They know everything, and can give us tips.” Saffira Maguire-Toombs, aged 12.

DEIRDRE SAYS …

“I am so elated, because finally there is something for young people playing in this genre. You have orchestras and brass bands, but there’s been nowhere for kids playing popular music to get together. They don’t really get opportunities to experiment with different...