Staff guidance & training

Material to support staff members working in disability settings, and music activities for groups that are designed for a member of staff to facilitate.

iPads make fantastic digital musical instruments, and we use them a lot in OrchLab sessions thanks to their adaptability and accessibility. Guided Access is really useful when using iPads as instruments as it stops the ‘home’ button from closing apps, prevents other apps from being opened, and can stop participants accidentally changing settings within the app

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GarageBand logo over iPad
Image of ThumbJam logo over iPad
Trees of Green - artwork from participant
Drawing the Planet - Example Picture

If you’ve explored the OrchMap, and already mastered the individual instrument quizzes, challenge yourself to be a master of orchestral knowledge!  The quizzes below test your knowledge of all the OrchMap instruments combined.  You can access the quizzes online, or if you prefer, you can download PDFs and fill out by hand, or use to

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