Music Education

We offer information and advice to parents and professionals on music education for blind and partially sighted musicians at all levels, from the earliest signs of interest to advanced studies.

The RNIB "Teaching the national curriculum" series below is a collection of Effective practice guides for education professionals looking for creative ways to teach children with a vision impairment. The guides explore practical approaches to teaching, assessment and obtaining resources for each subject.

 Teaching music to pupils with vision impairment Guide (Word, 200 KB) 

We contribute articles on music education to RNIB and external publications. Please contact us directly if you are looking for something in particular.

We administer the annual Gardner’s Trust Braille Music Literacy Awards for young braille music learners up to the age of 19. Entries for tests during May, June and July 2015 are invited by the deadline of Friday 1 May by email to:

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