Sound Connections-Spring Training

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

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Youth Justice Taster Day, 22nd February
A one day practical workshop introducing participants to the skills required to run a successful music workshop working with young offenders.

Music for those on the Autistic Spectrum, 28th February
This workshop will be sharing an overview of understanding the needs of those with autism and useful approaches when music leading with these groups. The day will be mostly hands on with theory discussed when necessary.

Free Sing Up London Conference, 7th March
We would like to invite you to attend a free Sing Up London Conference on 7th March (9.30am-4.30pm). The event is aimed at primary and secondary teachers and community musicians in London, everyone who is engaged in vocal and singing activities with young people both in and out of school.

Child- initiated Play, 15th March
This one day course will look at ways of increasing levels of child-initiated musical play within the context of working in an early years environment either as an early years practitioner or a visiting musician.

Singing Assemblies, 22nd March
Get them singing, keep them singing, and learn while you sing!  This session will show how assemblies are a great time to introduce musical skills, explore 'special' repertoire and develop part-singing with the whole school!

Shake It All About: Who’s Doing the Music? 22nd March
Sound Connections and the London Early Years Music Network (LEYMN) invite you to a day's seminar looking at the role of parents and families in supporting music-making outside of early years settings.

Olympic- themed Playground songs, 27th March
Using singing games and fun songs, this practical and fun workshop will explore simple ways of leading classroom singing without the need for a piano.