Sali's current activities with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ‘Resound’ Department



STROKESTRA - A pioneering and award winning Stroke rehabilitation programme, using group creative music-making alongside work with clinical staff to drive recovery levels in patients; this is a partnership with City Healthcare in Hull. This project is currently on a long-term ‘roll-out’. More information here:



THE LULLABY PROJECT - A project in partnership with the Irene Taylor Trust, enabling parents in challenging circumstances to become involved in active music making.



MUSIC IN PRISONS - In partnership with the Irene Taylor Trust, creating new pieces of music with prisoners at Wandsworth Prison, London.



SOUND AROUND - In partnership with Orchestras Live. A series of collaborative performance projects throughout the UK, involving the RPO, schools, music hubs and regional theatres.



VISION IMPAIRED PROJECT - An annual project with the Royal Society for Blind Children - bringing together young people with vision impairments to create and perform new music – this year entirely online. During a week of digital workshops, participants discussed the challenges and hopes they see for the future - from overcoming climate change to reducing social isolation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.




NOISY KIDS - A bi-annual event at the Hexagon, Reading. Interactive musical engagement with young children and local youth music organisation, ‘Berkshire Maestros’.



Other Activities:


CLASSICAL POPUPS - P£RFORM Campaign, set up in 2020, in direct response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: a fundraising platform creating fees for musicians and performances in the community. Collaborations with ‘Living Well Bromley’ charity.




Additional Teaching and Workshop Experience:


Workshop delivery and discussion group - students from Hull University Music Department 


Workshop delivery - In partnership with charity ‘Living Well Bromley’, South East London


Creative workshops - RPO Projects in Kuwait, China and USA.


Creative Workshops with the Philharmonia Orchestra, including their award winning intergenerational community and dementia focussed project, ‘Hear and Now’


Degree course teaching module - Tower Hamlets - 1999


Live Music Now participant, taking String Quartet performances and workshops to venues across Wales and England - 1999-2002


Violin Tutor - Westminster City Boys School - 2000-2001


Primary School Classroom teaching assistant, Swansea, South Wales - Work Experience 1994






Ceredigion Youth Music Strings and Orchestra


West Glamorgan Youth String Orchestra 


Suffolk Youth Orchestra  - String sectionals


Northampton Music Hub - String Quartets coaching