Frequently Asked Questions

What funding category do you utilise?
Team Musicare will liaise with your support coordinator to determine the best usage of your funding to suit your goals.
How can Musicare help me achieve my goals?

Being a musician is known to aid recovery by changing our brain structures over the short term and the long term. Music is proven to improve social wellbeing by strengthening bonds with others. It also increases emotional wellbeing by elevating mood and keeping anxiety and depression at bay. If you or your client has ASD, speech delay or learning difficulties, music boosts social bonding, speech processing, and literacy skills.

Aspiring musician with Cerebral Palsy or Auditory Processing disorder? Music enlarges the connection between the two halves of the brain, bettering sensory amalgamation and compressing reaction times!

Can I come for just one session?
Unfortunately, no, our programs run for a minimum of twelve-week blocks. Our clients are allocated a session time on a particular day of the week, and this runs consecutively as per the service agreement.
Do you run fortnightly sessions?

In some cases, with time slots allowing, yes, we do run fortnightly sessions.

Do you have a service agreement?

Yes, our service agreement is issued to our clients prior to commencement of the program.

Do we have to do exams?
No, at Team Musicare you will not have to take musical exams.
Do you offer group lessons?
We do not offer group lessons as such. Our focus is one on one music mentoring. However, we regularly hold specialised group workshops which are available to our participants at an additional cost.
How long are the lessons?

During our Meet and Greet, we will determine your goals and the ideal session length. This can vary from one to three hours.

What is the best instrument to learn?

The best instrument to learn is the one you have always wanted to learn and the one you hear over all others when listening to music!

When should I start learning an instrument?

You can learn an instrument at any age. We have participants as young as five years old who are starting to learn the drums, but we also have fifty year olds who are picking up the guitar for the first time. We are also teaching participants with hand injuries how to successfully drum and play the guitar.

I have social anxiety, what should I do?
At Team Musicare we have lived experience of disability and psychosocial issues. We work with persons who have social anxiety regularly, treating them with care, respect and if desired, assisting them increase their confidence in social situations over time.
Future medicine will be the medicine of frequencies.

– Albert Einstein