Francesca is an active member of NPO Kokoro Talk Music, working as a co-facilitator in individual music therapy sessions for children, group sessions at day centres for adults, and at events for/with people with disabilities and additional needs.
Inclusive music groups
Francesca is a member of Senju Dajare Community Band (an improvisers group run by composer Makoto Nomura), and a former member of Sonic Bothy, an inclusive, Glasgow-based new music ensemble.
Early Years Music
Francesca created original curricula inspired by the Dalcroze method for the Early Years music program at EYS Music School (Japan) and delivered the program in sessions for 0-3-year-olds.
Francesca has been playing the flute for 20 years and has amassed 10 years of teaching experience. She is also an accomplished saxophonist and has taught flute and saxophone to people aged 6 to 60, in person and online.
Artwork by Senju Dajare member Takuya Kohiyama for the devised piece "Bonang de sho"