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Start the Spring term with some singing CPD

  • 31st January 2018 - 25th April 2018
  • Nationwide

This term there are many training opportunities being offered as part of Friday Afternoon Projects. Using a selection of repertoire from the Friday Afternoons Songbank, these sessions have been opened out for teachers and vocal leaders to attend. A great way to kick start the new year!

Choral Leadership at St Paul’s Cathedral

Develop your choral leadership skills at this FREE interactive workshop

Venue: St Paul’s Cathedral
Date:    2nd Feb 2018
Time:    9am  – 3pm
Info:     Delivered by Tom Daggett from St Paul’s Cathedral and Cathy Lamb from Lichfield Cathedral in partnership with Friday Afternoons and the Choir Schools Association
Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introducing-choral-music-to-school-aged-children-st-pauls-cpd-inset-day-tickets-40139645761

CPD on Key Stage 1 singing and creative music making with Apollo5 vocal ensemble

This FREE session is ideal for any teachers and music coordinators who lead music teaching and activities with Key Stage 1

Venue:  Mayflower Primary School, Upper N St, Poplar, E14 6DU
Date:    Tuesday 30 January 2018
Time:    4.00-6.00pm
Info:    An introduction to using the Friday Afternoon’s free resources in KS1 classroom, led by Apollo5. This will provide an introduction to the resources, warm-ups and how to leading creative response activities with children.
Book:  Please email Alison Porter: alison.porter@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Choral Leadership with London Youth Choir

A series of 2 workshops led by conductors from London Youth Choir, a must for anyone looking to develop their choral leading at KS2 and 3. There is a small fee for each session.

Venue: Gresham Centre, Gresham Street EC2V 7BX
Date: 21st February 2018
Time: 4-6pm
Info: In partnership with London Youth Choir, Greg Beardsall leads this session focused on KS3 Choral Singing and engaging teenagers in singing.
Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/key-stage-3-choral-leading-and-engaging-teenagers-in-singing-tickets-40181143883

Venue: Gresham Centre, Gresham Street EC2V 7BX
Date: 25th April 2018
Time: 4-6pm
Info:  In partnership with London Youth Choir, Rachel Staunton leads this session focused on developing KS2 singing.
Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/key-stage-2-choral-leading-tickets-40181256219

Friday Afternoons at Cumbria Music Hub

Venue: TBC, Cumbria
Date:    Friday 23rd March
Time:    TBC
Info:     A highly practical vocal workshop which will introduce the project, develop vocal leadership skills and explore innovative and exciting ways to use the material and supporting resources to develop creative responses.
Book:  TBC

Friday Afternoons at Sunderland Music Hub

Learn how to use the Friday Afternoons repertoire creatively.

Venue: Oxclose Community Academy, Washington, Tyne and Wear, Sunderland
Date:    Monday 26th March
Time:    4pm – 5:30pm
Info:     http://www.sunderlandmusichub.org.uk/events/2018-03/
Book: Contact music.office@schools.sunderland.gov.uk

Friday Afternoons at Music Partnership North

Learn how to use the Friday Afternoons repertoire creatively in your KS2 classroom.

Venue: East Bedlington Community Centre, Bedlington, Northumberland
Date:    Tuesday 27th March
Time:    2pm – 3pm
Info:     A session at the Music Partnership North Primary Network Day, introducing the Friday Afternoons Song Bank and all you can do with it.
Book:  TBC

Venue: St Joseph’s R C Middle School, Hexham, Northumberland
Date:    Tuesday 27th March
Time:    4:15pm – 5:30pm
Info:     A highly practical vocal workshop which will introduce the project, develop vocal leadership skills and explore innovative and exciting ways to use the material and supporting resources to develop creative responses.
Book:  TBC

Friday Afternoons at Expo

We are looking forward to attending the Music and Drama Education Expo later this term. Europe’s largest conference and exhibition for anyone involved in music & drama education, runs from 22-23 February 2018. Come and visit us at stand M1!

Visit http://musicanddramaeducationexpo.co.uk/london/ to get your FREE ticket to this event.

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