Case studies

Our talented musicians share their stories and experiences of music making here at Drake Music!

Musician Marylouise smiles at the tutor Damian, who holds a VR headset. Wired Ensemble Session at Drake's studio in Belfast.
Musician Marylouise McCord takes part in Damian Mills’ PhD study on designing an accessible VR music Instrument at Drake’s studio in Belfast.

Case studies

  • Designing Inclusive Interactions

    Designing Inclusive Interactions

    In 2015 Big Ears, a public engagement training scheme founded by Dr. Franziska Schroeder ran a collaboration with the Drake Music Northern Ireland. The event was held under the theme “Designing Inclusive Interactions” and launched the exciting new collaboration between SARC and The Drake Music Project Northern Ireland. PhD researcher Koichi Samuels curated the event.…

  • Musicality at Beeches

    Musicality at Beeches

    Young man in a wheelchair playing the ukulele at the beach

  • Downright Brilliant – Newry

    Downright Brilliant – Newry

    Tutor Nikos Petsakos assists a group of young musicians having a jam during a music workshop.

  • Creativity with Brain Injury Matters

    Creativity with Brain Injury Matters

    Participant Rene Boyd learning to play the Ukulele, accompanied by the tutor Carrie Brooklyn during the Brain Injury Matters workshop, at the BIM location in Belfast.

  • Wired Ensemble in Action

    Wired Ensemble in Action

    Musicians playing electronic instruments during a Wired Ensemble Session at Drake’s Belfast Studio