Thousands of organizations have come to us wanting our help to bring music and harmony to their parks and playgrounds, schools, nursing homes, hospitals, hospices, museums and family-attractions, and many other different settings.

We strongly believe in extending play beyond the traditional, making play inclusive and the positivity of multi-generational interaction. Music has great power for bringing people together and including musical instruments in a park, playground or trail makes music-making irresistible for people of all cultures, ages, and abilities.

Read their reviews of Percussion Play to learn how great outdoor musical instruments have enhanced their outside spaces.

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Lions Park (Music Therapist) Søllerød, Denmark

We’ve just installed the instruments and both I and several of the staff have had fun with the residents in the new musical garden. One lady in her 70’s has moderately severe dementia,. When she was younger she would play the piano, however whenever I tried playing the piano with her during our sessions she would become frustrated and upset because she was no longer able to play ‘correctly’. However, taking her into the garden to play the pentatonic instruments which she could just play and explore, with no wrong notes, her senses were opened and music making became enjoyable again.

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Care Worker - Aars Elder Centre Aars, Denmark

One of our dementia residents has difficulty lifting one arm. When he first starts to play the outdoor xylophone he can barely lift his arm, yet before long he starts to lift it higher and higher, the effect can be seen after just a few minutes!”

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Director - Future Homes Development UK

Our lovely courtyard lacked anything that was sculptural, create curiosity and encourage activity. Now we have the musical instruments which do all three! They are used extensively by passers-by as it is impossible to walk past them and not have a go. A very good investment.

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Elder Centre Manager Barchester Care Home

One of the residents here has already said that when his grandson visits he has now got somewhere to take him and they can enjoy making music together. The amount of pleasure they bring cannot be underestimated.

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Deb Winn - Program Coordinator Children's Healing Center Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

We are so pleased with the instruments. Our neighbors have commented how glorious it is to hear the children outside playing them.

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Sara Griffith - American School of Milan Milan, Italy

Our students adore them and have been playing with them at recess every day! Low notes are the way to go, as the sound carries well.

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