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Leicester-Shire Music Educators' Conference 2018



The LSMS Music Educator's Conference will take place on Thursday 1st February 2018 at College Court Conference Centre, Knighton Rd, Leicester LE2 3UF

Those that have attended the conference in the past you will know that the Conference is a full day of thought provoking workshops, networking with colleagues, keynote speakers and lovely food.

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 Stages 1-5 - Using Rhythm to make music with Children in SEN settings - Phil Mullen
Key Stages 1-5 - Teaching music to children with SEND in Mainstream 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

Cost: £180

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

To book your place at the Conference, please click here.



Partners

  • Arts
    70th Logo
    Music And Culture
    LCC
    LCC 2
  • Viva
    Philharmonia
    Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
    Bullfrog
    Awards for Young Musicians
    Orchestras Live
    Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
    Transformance Music
    Spark Childrens Festival
    Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • The Mighty Creatives
    MEHEM
    Leicester Cathedral
    Leicester International Music Festival

Partners

  • Arts
  • 70th Logo
  • Music And Culture
  • LCC
  • LCC 2
  • Viva
  • Philharmonia
  • Darbar
  • Soft Touch Arts
  • Bullfrog
  • Awards for Young Musicians
  • Orchestras Live
  • Pedestrian
  • SoundLincs
  • Transformance Music
  • Spark Childrens Festival
  • Leicester City Football Club Community Trust
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain