Events & Courses
Yorkshire & Humberside
NYMAZ SEND Music Network Gathering 2018
14 November 2018
Join NYMAZ for an inspiring afternoon 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:

Accessible Arts & Media

iMUSE in North Yorkshire - a 1-to-1 therapeutic multi-sensory experience

Live Music Now

All Together Now family music clubs

Jessie’s Fund

Working in partnership with Portage and Shine



Venue Details:
Pavilions Of Harrogate