“Music is part of being human.”
― Oliver Sacks, Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain
Polly is an HCPC registered music therapist, supervisor and Quality Improvement coach. She co-runs Wind Chamber Music Weekends who provide residential music courses in the UK. She plays 'cello, saxophone, piano and sings in a wide range of bands, projects and settings.
Polly completed her MA in music therapy at Guildhall School of Music & Drama in 2011. She spent the next five years working with people with Dementia for Methodist Homes (MHA). She started working for East London NHS Foundation Trust arts therapies team in Bedfordshire in their Adult Learning Disability and Adult Mental Health services in 2017 and now is Joint Head of Arts Therapies in this directorate. She also works with Music Therapy Bedfordshire in schools. She was a trustee of the British Association for Music Therapy from 2015 to 2020. She plays cello in the folk collective and ceilidh band, Tribe of Tinkers and plays regularly in Bedfordshire Orchestral Society’s two orchestras.
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