Accessible Music

How technology can allow people with physical disabilities to learn and play music

By Gil Dori (artist in residence and collaborator at the MTG)

Music is powerful. People like to talk about how music has the power to change us, and we all know by feeling that it is true. There is also evidence to the power of music in research. The field of music cognition is abundant with studies and publications (even some by Music Technology Group team members) that prove that music does affect us in many positive ways. However, very rarely do we get to experience something that truly shows us how much power music has; an event that manifests in front of us, in real life, that says: “music is powerful”. The MUSA Project concert was such an event. [read more]