Training & Networking

An Introduction to Inclusive Music

A two-part online course delivered by Dr Phil Mullen that offers a broad introduction to inclusive music practice. The course is ideal for anybody working, or interested in working musically with children and young people.

Sessions will take place on Zoom. Costs TBC.


Day 1: Thursday 12 January 2023, 9am - 5pm 

Day 2: Tuesday 14 February 2023, 9am - 5pm

Dr Phil Mullen

Phil Mullen is one of the world’s leading experts on musical inclusion and community music. Phil has worked for thirty-five years developing music with people who are socially excluded. He specializes in working with excluded children and young people at risk. He has run workshops and seminars in 27 countries across Europe, North and South America and Asia.

Phil has been inclusion advisor to the UK’s national Sing Up programme and was also involved as an evaluator for the England’s National Foundation for Youth Music’s nationwide Musical Inclusion programme. He works with music organizations and schools around inclusion training and strategic development on inclusion. Since 2018 Phil has worked with 35 of England’s 122 music hubs, helping them develop strategic approaches to musical inclusion.

Phil has a PHD from Winchester University and has written a number of book chapters on musical inclusion including for the Oxford Handbook of Community Music (2018). 

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