Human Instruments


April 2018

On the 6th April 2018 Vahakn from Human Instruments will join John Kelly in a performance and demo of Touch Chord, Kellycaster at the Design Museum for New Music New Functionalities with Yuri Suzuki. Please book tickets here.

February 2018
Human Instruments are part of Think Big, Act Small Tech Conference run by MIT Enterprise Forum Bangkok, Thailand February 2018 talking about music devices for people with disabilities and how we can evolve music culture worldwide.

November / December 2017
Human Instruments are part of a 5 day intense Lab at SLUSH Festival / Technology Conference in collaboration with Music Tech Fest in Helsinki, Finland, developing new accessible tools for music creation.

October 2017
Human Instruments is the keynote presentation at Emtech Emerging Technology Conference organised by MIT Technology Review in Toulouse, talking on Accessible Music Technology and evolving music culture.

September 2017
Human Instruments Designer Vahakn Matossian was awarded one 35 Innovators Under 35 for 2017 by IU35, MIT Technology Review and Opinno in Paris.

May 2016
Human Instruments is featured in the Guardian G2 magazine online and in print in an article by author Zoe Cormier on Monday 29th May alongside John KellyDrake Music, Kris Halpin and Adam John Williams

The kind people at RTP National TV Portugal covered the Accessible Music Tech exhibition at Sétubal Music Festival and you can see their report online.

And in Germany on Radio Eins, reporter Dennis Kastrup has produced a radio broadcast on Human Instruments and our work.

A radio show on BBC World service went out on the 22nd May 2016 on our work developing accessible music tech with Clarence Adoo and The British ParaOrchestra with MusicBricks and Music Tech Fest. Listen from minute 17:30


April 2016
Human Instruments are proud to be a part of Sétubal Music Festival with a World Premier of Hi Note. A new accessible instrument prototype built in collaboration with, and played by ex-trumpeter and Paraorchestra founding member, Clarence Adoo.

Huge thanks to #MusicBricks #MusicBricks for their support.