Magical music with Dr Ben Thorne (birth to adult)

Dr Ben Thorne is a musician, composer and music educator. He is passionate about what music can offer all children and all adults, rather than music being for elite children.

Benjamin Thorn

In these videos, Ben talks about the ways music can help children and adults with memory and emotions and for children, the development of language. He also shows us how to use everyday items to make instruments.

Plato said that the greatest vehicle for learning was music.

Music and memory



Music and emotions


Home-made instruments


More home-made instruments



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