Music programming is an integral part of the Center for the Arts at Holland Bloorview. Programs range from traditional music lessons and recreational music programs to music therapy, which supports many hospital treatments and research studies.
The Virtual Musical Instrument or VMI is an innovative music technology that allows children with physical disabilities to turn movement into music. A wide range of instruments are used to provide opportunities for a positive therapeutic or recreational experience - piano, guitar, drums, voice or VMI.
Music can help children and youth to develop confidence, social skills and self-esteem.