01 Jun 2016

Connect: Resound Gathering speakers announced!

Speakers Announced - Connect: Resound 2016 Gathering, 29 June 2016

We are delighted to be welcoming speakers and workshop leaders with a wealth of experience across music, education and digital technology to the Connect: Resound 2016 Gathering. It will make for a really exciting and inspiring day!

David Ashworth -  Keynote speaker - Author, Music Education Consultant and Music Technology specialist. David is the music technology advisor for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation’s Inspire Music initiative.

Professor Michael Rofe - Senior lecturer in music at Falmouth University, and leading researcher in musicology and technology, education and community music Online Orchestra . Professor Rofe will provide an insight into this groundbreaking project, that enabled people living hundreds of miles apart to play together in an orchestra via the internet.

Abigail D’Amore - Chief Executive, Musical Futures. Musical Futures works with teachers to keep music alive in our schools and to nurture the creative talent of tomorrow. The organisation provides training, resources and an international community of practice to help teachers provide accessible music-making in their schools.

Alan Cameron - Education Officer, Composer and Distance Learning champion Dumfries and Galloway Online Music Project - Alan Cameron established the groundbreaking and influential distance learning programme in Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Music Service in 2005, and will share his experiences and how the projects has developed since then.

Mark Burke - Digital Partnerships Director and Music Hubs advisor Charanga. Mark will provide an overview of the award winning Charanga programme, explaining how this large scale deployment and adoption of digital music teaching and learning technology can provide significant benefits to teachers, learners and music leaders. Charanga will also lead a hands on session for teachers.

Simon Glenister - Musician and Director of Music Technology and Social Impact organisation Noise Solution . Simon and his colleagues at Noise Solution work with young people in challenging circumstances, pairing them with musicians and supporting them to create positive digital narratives using a range of electronic media,  whilst developing their skills in music making.

Phil Heeley - Music Technologist and educator, and Director of Inclusive Music. Inclusive Music work across the music education sector to support educators to develop skills and confidence in using music technology in accessible and inclusive ways.

Missy Mills - Digital Development Producer, Royal Opera House
A digital innovation strategist, working for creative and social impact, Missy’s previous work across music education and qualification design, including the http://www.musicplusdigital.com programme, informs her current work leading digital development projects at the Royal Opera House.


Teachers, technologists and researchers involved in the Connect: Resound distance learning music education project

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