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Leicester-Shire Music Educators’ Conference 2018

  • 1st February 2018 - 1st February 2018
  • 9:30 am - 4:15 pm
  • College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Rd, Leicester LE2 3UF

This years’ LSMS Music Educator’s Conference will be a full day of practical musical workshops, thought-provoking seminars, networking with colleagues, keynote speaker and lots of lovely food.

The conference will follow the popular format of keynote address, conference workshops and seminars. It is suitable for primary, secondary, special school music teachers, music coordinators, heads of department, instrumental teachers, partners, workshop leaders, associate teachers and community musicians.

Conference delegates will be able to choose from a range of practical workshops and seminars led by inspirational local, national and international workshop leaders and music educators.

All Music Educators are welcome whether you:

  • Teach music in a Primary, Secondary or Special school
  • Lead music across the school as a Music co-ordinators or Head of Department
  • are Instrumental teachers
  • Are A Partner of Leicester-Shire Music Education Hub
  • Music workshop leaders
  • Community musicians.

This year there is the opportunity to hear from two keynote speakers and the option to select two conference workshops.

Keynote Speaker: John Archer, Comedy, Magic and a little bit of Ukulele
John Archer will share how we can break down the barriers to provide a quality music education for all pupils, including how we can overcome barriers to offer quality music education for all pupils. John is a past winner of the ‘Magic Circle Stage Magician of the Year’ and one of the best comedy magicians in the UK today.

Keynote speaker: Dr Alison Daubney -‘Tear down these walls’ : overcoming barriers across music education
Alison regularly works nationally and internationally with education, arts and cultural organisations, schools, music services and hubs, undertaking research and evaluation, developing training and leading workshops. Through exploring a range of barriers to music education, Ally will consider and share the practical steps we can all implement in order to help more children to overcome these barriers and access the high quality music education every child richly deserves.

Conference Objectives

  • To update colleagues about national, regional and local developments in music education
  • To identify and share best practice, ideas and resources
  • To confer with colleagues and conference workshop leaders

Workshops Details
(please click on a title for more information about the Workshop / Workshop Leader)

Key Stages 1–5 – Demystifiying teaching Music Technology – Bradley Smith
Key Stages 1–5 – Beginner Conducting
Dan Watson
Key Stages 1–5 –
Intermediate Conducting Dan Watson
Key Stages 1–5 – Using Voice and Song to make music with Children in SEN settings
Phil Mullen

Key Stage 1 – Making Singing fun – Gillian Ramshaw

Key Stage 1 & 2 – Tear down these walls’: Overcoming barriers across Music Education Dr Alison Daubney
Key Stages 1 & 2 –
How to create opportunities for all primary pupils to access the music curriculum through the use of Music Technology Tom Coleman

Key Stage 2 – An interactive introduction to the new KS2 National Singing Programme from the Royal Opera House, ‘Create and Sing Hansel and Gretel’ Rachel Clarke

Key Stages 1–3 – Boomwhackers in Action! – Practical Music-Making Session – Phil Needham
Key Stages 1–3 – A Pathway to outstanding music learning through the Arts – Kim Waldock

Key Stage 3-5 – Tear down these walls’: Overcoming barriers across Music Education – Dr Alison Daubney
Key Stage 3-5
Resilience as a Music Teacher Anthony Anderson
Key Stage 3-5 –
Why you need to know about Research Anthony Anderson

Teachmeet: How to create opportunities for pupils who struggle to access the music curriculum through the use of Music Technology Plus practical music-making sessions, networking time and trade stands.

This event is suitable for primary, secondary, special school music teachers, music coordinators, heads of department, instrumental teachers, partners, workshop leaders, associate teachers and community musicians.

Cost: £180

Early bird offer: £150 if booked by the 1st December 2017

More information, click HERE. To book your spot, click HERE

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