MY THREE WORDS FOR MUSIC THERAPY

Flexibility is a good word to describe music therapy. Improvisation is another good word. Unpredictability another one. Today I run a session with H., my 3 years old autistic patient. Today he needed the mum inside the room. This was not in my plans but I knew it could happen due to his young age.... Continue Reading →

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SOUNDING OUT – THE TOOLKIT FOR MUSIC PRACTITIONERS WORKING WITH DEAF STUDENTS

"Our data suggest that the Sounding Out programme has been a success musically, with clear evidence of virtually all pupils achieving more advanced musical behaviours as their academic year progressed. This is very commendable and provides a solid evidential foundation from which to argue that all deaf pupils should have access to appropriate music education provision, whether in Primary or Secondary schools to support learning in and through music." (Professor Graham Welch & Dr Jo Saunders, UCL Institute of Education, 2018)

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TEO, SUONI E SORRISI

Quando è stanco, come oggi, non c'è possibilità di interagire con lui attraverso il linguaggio. Nemmeno lo sguardo è più presente. Quando è stanco come oggi mi sembra di non conoscerlo, di non aver mai lavorato con lui e di aver perso tutti i progressi fatti insieme. Devo immediatamente cambiare modalità di comunicazione e l'unico linguaggio che ci connette è quello sonoro.

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A new paper from the research group Music and Cognition

Our new paper is out today, investigating the impact of a musical intervention on preschool children’s executive function! Frontiers in Psychology is the largest journal in its field, publishing rigorously peer-reviewed research across the psychological sciences, from clinical research to cognitive science, from perception to consciousness, from imaging studies to human factors, and from animal cognition... Continue Reading →

GORDON UK

The year 2019 will arrive with a great new project dedicated to music practitioners working in early years music! After almost 10 years teaching accordingly to the Gordon's Music Learning Theory between Italy, Spain and UK I'm proud to announce the opening of the Gordon UK - Music Research Institute in London! Gordon UK is born from... Continue Reading →

HOW BODY MUSIC IMPROVED MY STAGE PRESENCE

I've been told many times about my bad stage presence but the more the people was telling me about it, the more I was getting worried. The efforts I put trying to use my body actively didn't get any success. Then something new happened to me.

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