Ali thoroughly enjoys and is very proud to represent a number of music charities based in the UK. He acts as a music leader and mentor for Live Music Now and as a lead artist & music practitioner for Jessie's Fund and Olympias Music Foundation.
Ali uses his knowledge of music and experience of working in SEND settings to create musical activities that can be used to help aide the self expression and communication of young people with severe learning difficulties and profound needs.
Over the past 11 years Ali has visited hundreds of SEND schools, as well as young offenders prisons, medium secure units, adult day centres, nursing homes and interactive performances.
Past outreach projects include:
S.E.N.D. group music making.
One-to-one creative interaction.
Music for communication.
Long term residencies.
Team building days.
Composition and songwriting workshops.
Recent clients include:
Rockschool UK - National workshop Tours.
NYMAZ - Samba workshops.
Suffolk Music Service - Staff training day.
Darling Rose WI - Samba workshops.
Beat Autism - ASD music residency.