Music Leaders - Developing the Workforce

mac makes music offers training, advice and guidance, mentoring, practice sharing events and shadowing opportunities for music leaders, teachers and support workers to develop skills, increase knowledge and understanding of working with children and young people in challenging circumstances.

Sounds of Intent

We are working in partnership with Birmingham Music Service to host the Post Graduate Certificate in Sounds of Intent led by Soundabout, a one year part-time, postgraduate certificate for music practitioners interested in working with children with learning difficulties. See more information here.

There are also number of open sessions that can be attended as stand alone training, for those music leaders interested in particular aspects of work with children and young people with learning difficulties. The cost to attend a single training day session is £50. The schedule is as follows:

19 January 2017

Music and autism - Professor Adam Ockelford.

  • Introducing autism
  • Explaining the impact of autism on early musical development
  • Working with children on the autism spectrum through music

Timing of sessions: 10.30 – 3.30pm

Venue: mac birmingham

To book a place please contact Sophia Nicholls at Soundabout:

Email: sophianicholls@soundabout.org.uk Tel: 01844 338898


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