Creative Music Making Masterclass in SEN Settings

  • Cecil Sharp House 2 Regent’s Park Road London NW1 7AY United Kingdom

About the event

This 1-day masterclass, led by Graham Dowdall, will be a complete journey through best practice when leading music with young people in SEN settings.

  • Explore why music is so good for enhancing self-expression, self-esteem, improving communication, musical and transferrable skills and much more.
  • Understand the range of challenges and work out how to accommodate them, looking at strategies for inclusion and accommodating difference.
  • Find out how to make and sustain an offer and also how to get the most out of partners, teachers and teaching assistants.
  • Learn how to plan, structure and lead sessions.
  • Discover more about communication techniques, including Makaton and PECS.
  • Discuss the benefits of cross-curricular learning, working with themes, drawing ideas from participants
  • Find out more about co-composing, improvising, instrumental playing, using technology, singing and other vocal work.

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