Music is one of the most powerful forms of human expression and all people deserve the opportunity to make music. Musicians with limb differences face unique challenges when they play and study instrumental music. However, with the right instrument, the right adaptive equipment, and the right teacher, it is possible for musicians with limb differences to enjoy playing at an amateur or professional level. Explore this website to learn about ways to adapt instruments, adaptive techniques, and musicians who play adaptively.
Adapting musical instruments is hardly a new phenomenon. Burt Amend lost an arm in a mill accident in the early 1900's and later formed an entire band of one-armed musicians!

Check out this website for many pictures and videos of musicians with limb differences from the past century.


 

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