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Born to Sing and Dance films and Play Date
We’re pleased to announce we have published some footage capturing highlights of the Born to Sing and Dance conference held in March 2014 by Sound Connections and the London Early Years Music Network (LEYMN).
The films include:
- A summary of the day’s activities
- Highlights of the practical sessions, led by Margareta Burrell and Linda Bance
- Footage of the panel discussion, featuring Jane Parker, Alison Blunt, and Michelle Barrett
- The keynote speech given by Professor Emeritus Colwyn Trevarthen.
We apologise that the audio on the keynote film is poor quality, so we’ve added subtitles for you to plug in your headphones and follow along to!
These films have been produced by Wired4Music member Ackeem Durrant.
As a follow up to the fantastic comments about the importance of practitioners meeting regularly to share practice and ideas, we’re launching the first of our Teachmeet-style Play Date: ‘Not Wheels on the Bus Again – New Repertoire and Exciting Ways to Use It!’ – a new approach to professional development for LEYMN members.
Join us for an interactive session of networking, music-making, sharing of knowledge and practice, and eating! LEYMN core member Sue Nicholls will lead us in exploring new repertoire and how to bring new life to those songs we use time and time again.
We’re looking for you to book onto the event as either mini inspirer (to share your own take on unique and dynamic ways to deliver new repertoire for no more than 7 minutes), nano inspirer (to share a thought, new idea or suggestion for no more than 2 minutes), or enthusiastic audience members (who will listen and take part in general discussions and sharings). The idea is to bring along an intellectual offering however big or small to spark a flow of ideas and discussion – get the creative ball rolling, so to speak.
Join us on Tuesday 14 October from 5-7pm for the first of these free innovative networking events designed specifically for early years music practitioners.
Music Excellence London: Webinar - 'A practical guide to composing and arranging music for the KS3 classroom and school ensemble'
Thursday 27 April 2017
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Music Excellence London: TeachMeet - 'Building a department from the bottom-up: a musical vision'
Thursday 4 May 2017
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Samba Drumming and Body Percussion
Wednesday 24 May 2017
2.00pm - 5.00pm
What’s That Noise? - Encouraging child-initiated musicality with John Webb
Wednesday 21 June 2017
9.15am - 3.30pm
- Did you see the @SConnections newsletter this week? Exciting #Innovate2017 + workshop announcements. Read it here: https://t.co/JqrOJ77mAm,
- Experience hands on child-initiated music making with John Webb @KintorewayNS on 21 June #LEYMN #earlyyears… https://t.co/z1dLeVpoIZ,
- Next @MusicExLondon TeachMeet, May 4 'Building a dept from the bottom up: A musical vision' thanks @listermusicdept… https://t.co/66RHCEPzrn,
- Uniqueness of three orgs coming together on one project. @Seriouslive @lsostlukes Discovery and @hackneymusic Shari… https://t.co/Vo3riyQGEC,
- Chris Mackin from Ickburgh School - working w @hmdtmusic @lsostlukes @hackneymusic - just finished project for… https://t.co/amvFPJi8e5,
- "Take the risk to put young people in driving seat - they will always surprise you & create brilliant projects" #YouthVoice @hackneymusic,
- Great #YouthVoice presentation from Kenia, Takiyah, Caitlin @hackneymusic #YouthMusicForum. Young people must have… https://t.co/Qwc4oUbV0r,
- "Collaboration is vital defence to reduction of our provision as music educators. Think about schools,… https://t.co/s71tsbVMum,
- Great to be at this @hackneymusic event this evening. A brilliant network doing fantastic partnership work with sch… https://t.co/oGEqGvW3Eb,
- MT @sfhannan Gr8 to hear from a music coord @hackneymusic event that theirHT sees music key to curriculum & focus not just on maths/literacy,