London Early Years Music Network Conference 2016: Raising the Baton

  • Royal Albert Hall - Elgar Room Imperial College Road London SW7 2AP Unigted Kingdom

About the event

Our sixth annual London Early Years Music Network conference is returning to the heart of our work – music.

Our community is united through a belief in the power of music but the opportunity to discuss the repertoire we use and how it can impact on children is rare.

We shall explore how music is used in early years activities, environments and experiences.

  • Are we making best use of the resources available?
  • Should we take more risks with our musical choices?
  • What can we learn from other art-forms?
  • Is the music we use the best it can be?
  • Where do you begin when composing for young children?
  • How do we celebrate the diversity of audiences through music?

This one-day conference is held in the beautiful Royal Albert Hall and will provide a rich day of presentations, case studies, discussions and practical sessions. By coming together we will celebrate good practice and identify where more work is needed and what our network can achieve together. This is why this conference has a timetable with everyone in mind; from practitioners to project deliverers, cultural organisations to classroom teachers, composers to setting managers.

This event is delivered in partnership with the Royal Albert Hall and with funding from Youth Music

Delegates will feel inspired to embed music into the heart of their practice to enable every child to have a musical childhood.


Free extra sessions

We are also pleased to offer a range of free extra sessions you select on your order form:

Funder Surgery

Arts Council England’s Relationship Manager Maria Turley and Youth Music’s Melissa Wong will be providing free 1-to-1 surgeries for organisations and individuals who want to find out more. Visit their websites for more information.

Mini DNA Surgery

Jenn Raven from Sound Connections will work with you to develop a mini action plan to develop a project idea or career aspiration.

Back Stage Tour of Royal Albert Hall

From 3.45pm delegates are offered the opportunity of a 30 minute guided tour that shares the inside story of the Royal Albert Hall, taking you on a fascinating journey through it’s unique history, incredible architecture and unparalleled performances.


Cost and bookings