Work in SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) Settings

Ros is a leading specialist in using music with children and adults with complex communication needs.

Ros has extensive experience delivering interactive musical workshops, training and support for educational and residential staff, and programmes developed in conjunction with audiologists and speech and language therapists.

“I think your work is such a great contribution to creativity…and in many ways resonates with social justice and equality too.”

Peter Annear, Consultant Audiologist

Jessie’s Fund

Acting as lead musician with the music charity Jessie’s Fund, Ros plans and delivers creative projects leading to performances, runs staff training and confidence building sessions, and advises on the use of the curriculum and the strategic development of music within schools.


Seashell Trust

Ros was Musician in Residence at the Seashell Trust from 1999 until 2014, during which time she developed a scheme of work for music and programmes with audiologists, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists and creative arts organisations.

In 2015 Ros hosted sessions at the Seashell Trust’s Royal School Manchester, as part of the 12 month Common Pulse project– developing the use of the gamelan (an Indonesian percussion orchestra) for students, staff and families.

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