bagpipes

Bagpipes

Use a right-hand only chanter.

Euphonium

Baritone / Tenor Horn / Euphonium

If you have sufficient digits to support the instrument then no further adaptation will be required, if not a floor stand will take the weight of the instrument.

One handed clarinet

Clarinet

Bespoke key work can be added where required and holes can be covered. Or Use a right-hand only instrument with a support stand.

Chapman Stick

Electric Guitar / Bass Guitar

If you have sufficient digits on your right-hand to strum the instrument then no further adaptation will be required. If not, use a Chapman Stick, Artiphon Instrument 1 or attach a plectrum like Tony Memmel.

One handed flute

Flute

Bespoke key work can be added where required and holes can be covered. Or use a right-hand only instrument with a support stand.

Range of one handed descant recorders

Recorder

For a standard recorder you need 3 fingers and a thumb on your left-hand. Otherwise bespoke keys can be added to aid reach or you can use a one-handed recorder.

saxophone

Saxophone

Bespoke key work can be added where required and holes can be covered. Or use a right-hand only instrument with a support stand.

trombone floor stand

Trombone

If you have sufficient digits to support the instrument then no further adaptation will be required, if not a floor stand will take the weight of the instrument.

trumpet floor stand

Trumpet / Cornet

If you have sufficient digits to support the instrument then no further adaptation will be required, if not a floor stand will take the weight of the instrument.

ukulele

Ukulele

Strings are plucked with digit(s) on one hand and the note(s) selected with the other. Strumming can be undertaken with one digit as a minimum. Chords need one digit per note in the chord. A Strum Buddy allows a ukulele to be played with one hand or an Artiphon Instrument 1 can be used to play chords in ‘Smart Strum’ mode with one digit on each side. The instrument can be placed in any position to suit the player.

artiphon instrument 1

Violin / Viola

If you have sufficient digits on your right-hand to support the bow then no further adaptation will be needed. If not bow holders can be used to support the bow.

Why not something else?

Here are some ideas on other instruments you could try.