Orchestra for children and adults with additional needs






New for 2018, we have established a new orchestra for children and adults with additional needs (including with or without EHCPs/SEN support), including Learning Difficulties, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Down's Syndrome, Communication Difficulties, SEMH, Sensory Impairments and any other unique qualities!

Elgar Special Virtuosi gave their first performance at the  Generation CAN Awards, at the Worcester Arena on Thursday12th July, 2018. (pictured here)

The Generation CAN Awards are local awards to celebrate the remarkable achievements of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and the adults who support them.


This new project is a joint venture based on the Special Virtuosi Orchestra in Manchester and brought to the Elgar School of Music by its founder, Noriko Tsuzaki.



Monthly rehearsals leading up to the performance will take place from 1.30pm - 3.30pm on the following Sundays

20th January, 17th February,

10th March, 7th April at the

Elgar School of Music



Parents and carers are welcome.

If you would liket o register your interest in this exciting project, please contact us: or call 01905 28613 for more information.

Noriko Tsuzaki - Head of Special Educational Needs

Off to a good start in our first rehearsal!


The School office is currently closed. All our staff are working remotely during the lockdown period. 

The School e-mail accounts are being checked regularly, but please bear with us for any delay. 

Any queries, please email us:



The Elgar School of Music

16-21 Deansway




t. 01905 28613

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Music For All

President: Julian Lloyd Webber

Chairman of the Governors: Peter Sheeran

CEO Kate Fawcett

  Head of School: Noriko Tsuzaki

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