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BREAKING THE BUBBLE: SEN/D MUSIC DEVELOPMENT DAY 2016 - Exploring musical progression for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
Wednesday 19th October 2016, 10am - 4pm at Rich Mix, London, E1 6LA
As part of the Breaking the Bubble programme (involving Soundcity – Brighton and Hove, Kent Music and Surrey Music Hub), we are producing a special event in October 2016 to investigate musical progression for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.
The SEN/D MUSIC DEVELOPMENT DAY 2016 is a one-day event and takes place on Wednesday 19th October 2016, at Rich Mix in London. We invite schools, teachers, practitioners and managers involved with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in schools, music ensembles or community settings, to come along.
The SEN/D MUSIC DEVELOPMENT DAY will provide a platform to discuss issues relating to musical progression for young people with SEN/D, and will stimulate and generate practical ideas and conversation, around issues of musical progression for young people with SEN/D. Young musicians and project managers from the South East and beyond will be performing and presenting at the event, and there will be a selection of practical, hands-on workshops to access throughout the day.
We are thrilled to announce that Dr Adam Ockelford will be delivering the keynote speech at the event. Adam Ockelford is a musician who has worked with children with special needs for the last 35 years in special and inclusive contexts. He has undertaken a wide range of research into the potential impact of autism, learning difficulties and sensory impairment on the development of musical interests and abilities. He has published a number of books on the subject, and lectures all over the world. He has led the ‘Sounds of Intent’ project - see www.soundsofintent.org - since its inception, 15 years ago.
Other confirmed speakers, workshop leaders, musicians and facilitators at the SEN/D Music Development Day include:
- Laura Saunders,
- James Redwood,
- John Kelly,
- Gawain Hewitt,
- Craig Warnock (Rhythmix),
- Russ Callaghan Grooms (Rhythmix),
- Oliver MacDonald (Red Zebra),
- Jonathan Westrup (Drake Music),
- Jenny Cooper (The Village School),
- Jo May & Linda Game,
- Jim Pinchen (Surrey Music Hub),
- as well as young speakers and young musicians from Surrey, Brighton & Hove, Kent and London.
For full information about the workshops and speakers, please visit: http://www.kent-music.com/events/breaking-bubble-music-development-day-2016/
(please select your workshop carefully as it will not be possible to change your selection on the day of the conference)
Find out more about Breaking The Bubble and the SEN/D Music Development Day 2015 by watching this promotional film: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QOAA1RVtkN4
If you are based in Surrey, Kent or Brighton & Hove, please contact your local Music Hub to see if you are eligible for a special promotional discount code in advance of booking.
Lunch and refreshments included in ticket price.
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Breaking the Bubble
Breaking the Bubble is an innovation project formed in partnership between Surrey Music Hub, Kent Music (Kent) and Sound City (Brighton and Hove) and is supported by Arts Council England and the Department for Education In a specially commissioned survey of music provision in special schools across Kent, Surrey and Brighton & Hove Breaking The Bubble partners Drake Music identified a need for development work in three main areas:
1. Provision of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and networking opportunities for teachers and hub staff
2. Building of Communities of Practice (CoP) through online media and events
3. Delivery of music projects and showcase events to inspire, celebrate achievement and raise aspirations