Nordoff Robbins music therapist and beneficiary with drum and cello

We are the UK’s Largest Music Therapy Charity

Beginning with the pioneering work of pianist Paul Nordoff and special education teacher Clive Robbins 50 years ago, we are dedicated to to bringing high-quality music therapy to as many people as possible.

Our Impact

We are dedicated to investigating the impact that music therapy can have for those affected by life-limiting illness, isolation or disability, and this work ensures that our practice is effective and led by our beneficiaries’ lived experiences. And we work hard to bring the benefits of music therapy to as many people as possible. Here’s what we achieved in 2018:

200+ partner organisations
  • Mainstream & SEN Schools
  • Care Homes
  • NHS Hospitals
  • Mental Health Services
  • Neuro-Rehab Centres
  • Hospices
10,269 vunerable people reached 37,260 music therapy sessions held
15 UK locations for free therapy sessions
92% of people who had music therapy with us said it improved their quality of life
95% of people who had music therapy with us said it improved their communication skills
7,535 more sessions than in 2017
72% of our total workforce are from our music services team - demonstrating our commitment to resourcing our frontline services

Our Team and Supporters

Offering music therapy to as many people who can benefit from it is what drives us as a charity.

We are governed by a Board of Trustees, made up of members from across the music industry, accountancy, public health and law. The diversity of our Board brings a wealth of invaluable insight and expertise to Nordoff Robbins and enables them to take an informed and strategic overview of our organisational activities.

Our dedicated Leadership Team supports the board and is made up of members from across the organisation. They are committed to steering the organisation forward in line with our strategic goals, vision and mission.

View members of our Board of Trustees and Senior Leadership Team on the Our People page

Our Supporters

We are enormously grateful to be able to count on the support of artists from across the music industry, who help to champion the life-changing impact of music therapy and make our work possible.

Contact Us

 

Whether you’re interested in joining our team or you’re looking into music therapy for yourself or someone you care for, feel free to contact us for further information.

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

Telephone: 020 7267 4496
musicservicesadmin@nordoff-robbins.org.uk
Nordoff Robbins Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ

FUNDRAISING

Telephone: 020 7428 9908
fundraising@nordoff-robbins.org.uk
Nordoff Robbins Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ

EDUCATION

Telephone: 020 7267 4496
education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk
Nordoff Robbins Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ

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