Skoogmusic in Education. Examples of Skoog used to support music in SEND.

Since Skoog was launched in 2010 educators, musicians, therapists and practitioners across the world have been using Skoog technology to support access to music making across a variety of different settings.  To give you a flavour of what can be achieved we have pulled together some of our favourite examples below.

Skoog in the classroomSkoog in the special needs classroom

A short post describing a collaborative composition and performance project.  Both schools involved provide support for kids with additional support needs.

“A valuable tool when developing and encouraging music.”
(M Thorburn. SEN Teacher)

Skoog in the OrchestraSupporting Orchestral inclusion

Tom Harrold describes his experience of composing for Skoog in a joint project with Lancashire music service and the Lancashire Sinfonietta

“A great tool for the musician/teacher looking to engage people with SEND”
(M. Dollan. Community musician)

Using SkoogRock and roll for kids with disabilities.

“Since I was first introduced to the Skoog back in 2010, it has become one of my preferred instruments to use in my music sessions.  Versatile, accessible and fun to play. Accessible to all age groups”
(F Sharp. Community Musician)

learning centreWorking as a group. Using Skoog in a band

A classroom music project based around the music of the Beatles involving students with a range of abilities and musical backgrounds.

“Skoog rocks” (student)

Pupil_and_skoog_education_lowQualitySkoog and music therapy

Shane Harvey talks about how he uses Skoog to support  clients in music therapy.

“Clients maximise on their independence””
(S Harvey. Music therapist)

International Skoog

Michele Russano in Parma, Italy  He has been working in the field of music and accessibility for several years.

“it’s amazing! I want this instrument!!!”

Skoog in use in VenezuelaAutism and Skoog

The Skoog’s appearance has an intriguing appeal.  Many children call it a ‘magic box’ and immediately want to touch and explore it.

Skoog and Dunya DuoSkoog and music workshops

Musicians Kalia and Vasilis talk about how they have incorporated Skoog into their educational work with young people in London.


As Shane points out the addition of wireless connectivity is a great development.  Skoog 2.0 for education is available to order now on InDemand via or Indiegogo page. Simply follow the link below.