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NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering 2018

  • 14th November 2018
  • Harrogate

Join us for an inspiring afternoon that will feature a range of presentations and practical CPD workshops. The programme will offer insights into excellent practice when making music with children with special educational needs and/or disabilities, as well as providing the opportunity to network with others in the sector. The event is open to all those in North Yorkshire, Teesside and elsewhere in the region who are working with (or interested in learning more about working with) children and young people with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities. You might be a music practitioner, workshop leader, classroom teacher, part of an arts organisation, a student or a freelance practitioner. Everybody is welcome!

Our fantastic programme of speakers and facilitators includes:

Michael Dollan, Drake Music
Incorporating music technology for accessible music-making

Dr Marina Gall, University of Bristol
‘Opening Up Music’ – how successful have Open Orchestras been in enabling young people with PMLD to participate in ensembles?

Sarah Fisher, performer, teacher and community musician
A Way not The Way’ – a practical look at a pedagogical approach to teaching musicians with SEN/D, based on personal experience of disability

Rosie Rushton & Dom Macmillan-Scott, Big Top Musical Adventures
Join Big Top in creating a musical adventure, and experience one of their vibrant, multi-sensory workshops as a participant, before discussing the pedagogy behind the immersive format.

Case studies:

Julie Green, Accessible Arts & Media
iMUSE in North Yorkshire – a 1-to-1 therapeutic multi-sensory experience

Helen Mahoney, Live Music Now
All Together Now family music clubs

Britta Koerber, Jessie’s Fund
Working in partnership with Portage and Shine

Parking is available at the venue, and it is accessible to wheelchair users.

Directions to the venue can be found here:

NOTICE: Due to the bespoke nature of our work, tickets are only refundable up to 5 days prior to the event. After this they are non-refundable. Unfortunately, we cannot take responsibility for loss of travel or other expenses in the unlikely event that we have to cancel. We will happily deal with any queries or complaints on an individual basis.


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Tickets for the event cost just £20, or £15 for members of the network. It’s free to join! So why not save a fiver by signing up here:

A limited number of FREE student tickets are available – bring along your student ID to the event.

Please book tickets before 12 November to secure your place

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