Charity information

Drake Music

Drake Music are leaders in music, disability and technology. We are innovators, educators, curators and advocates. We believe everyone has the right to express themselves creatively through music. We use innovative technologies and ideas to open up access to music for all.

Founded 1988

  • Mission statement

    To provide disabled people with inspiring music opportunities at every level, using all aspects of technology as well as a range of other creative solutions, placing the practice of music making, composition and improvisation at the centre of all our activities.

  • Aims

    Drake Music aims to:

    • • To widen access, engender genuine musical development and increase the number of confident disabled music makers at every level.
    • • To create a cadre of autonomous disabled performers and composers with access to an ever-increasing repertoire of new work, often operating in integrated performance situations.
    • • To bring disabled musicians into contact with performers and composers at the highest level of music making to create a body of new work for disabled solo performers, ensembles and mixed ensembles.
    • • To empower musicians and develop their capabilities to pass on skills to others thereby encouraging equality of participation and collaboration in music making by disabled and non-disabled people.
    • • To explore, research and develop new ways of working and music making, develop and share good practice and ensure that Drake Music is at the cutting edge of music technology and music practice.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1988

    Registered Charity Number: 1034374

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 9

    Volunteers: 30

    Phone number: 020 7739 5444

    Address: 60-61 Old Nichol Street E2 7HP

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