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:

 

https://www.rpo.co.uk/rpo-resound/strokestra

 

 

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

 

https://www.rpo.co.uk/rpo-resound/in-action/the-lullaby-project

 

 

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.

 

https://www.rpo.co.uk/rpo-resound/in-action?video=hopes-and-dreams-rpo-resound-vision-impaired-project

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

Coaching:

 

Ceredigion Youth Music Strings and Orchestra

 

West Glamorgan Youth String Orchestra 

 

Suffolk Youth Orchestra  - String sectionals

 

Northampton Music Hub - String Quartets coaching

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