Sally Jaquet is an Leith-based choir leader & community musician who believes music is for everyone
Sally is a freelance community musician who specialises in music-making with children, young people, and vulnerable groups. Her passion and work centres around the belief that music and the arts have the power to improve wellbeing, build strong communities, and shape socially inclusive and thriving societies.
Currently, Sally works for Love Music, Singing4Fun (Parkinsons UK), Crisis Homeless Charity, the RCS – as well as offering private singing lessons
As well as the above, Sally works in project management & evaluation: creating, running, and supporting on music projects, liaising with partners, applying for funds – working to develop arts-based charities on administration, management and office-based roles. In the past, this has included roles with Music in Detention, SOAS World Music Summer School, Fischy Music, Mita Pujara Evaluation, PAN Arts, and MARSM.
Sally also creates and facilitates her own music workshops around community wellbeing and protest music. These have been successfully received around the world including the RRAP hub (Rajasthan), Tagore Ashram (West Bengal) Goldsmiths University, AWOMENfest, and CARAS Refugee Centre (London)