Developed by David Darling to empower all in their search for musical expression, the Bill of Musical Rights is the heart of the Music for People philosophy.
Human beings need to express themselves daily in a way that invites physical and emotional release.
Musical self-expression is a joyful and healthy means of communication available to absolutely everyone.
There are as many different ways to make music as there are people.
The human voice is the most natural and powerful vehicle for musical self-expression. The differences in our voices add richness and depth to music.
The European tradition of music is only one sound. All other cultures and traditions deserve equal attention.
Any combination of people and instruments can make music together.
There are no "unmusical" people, only those with no musical experience.
Music improvisation is a unique and positive way to build skills for life-expression.