Training Workshop: Informal Music Making with Large Mixed Ability Groups



Training Workshop: Informal Music Making with Large Mixed Ability Groups


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During the workshop we will;

Have fun making music – reflect, share and learn through that process.

Explore 3 specific informal music concepts that are adaptable to a range of groups and settings.

Introduce Junk Percussion as an effective tool for developing fundamental music skills, exploring creativity and cross curriculum potential.

Develop team working skills.

This workshop is suitable for music tutors, workshop leaders and musicians who would like to start running workshops. It is open to all tutors and informal practitioners employed by a music hub or freelance and is ideal for those delivering Wider Opportunities/First Access work.

Please bring your usual instrument and any interesting sounding object for our junk percussion session.The tutor will be Mark Howe, who was project manager and trainer at Community Music East in Norwich and now works freelance as a music practitioner. Mark had great reviews from Inspiring Music when he ran this workshop in Bedfordshire.

The workshop is funded by Musicnet-East

Musicnet-East is supporting the development of a Musical Inclusion network across the East of England from April 2012-April 2015. The network  supports workshop leaders, independent providers, music hubs and non-music based stakeholders to identify and share effective practice, signpost progression,  build capacity and develop innovative projects.


The project is funded by Youth Music, and is running in partnership with The Garage Trust, Norfolk.

for  more information please see, or contact T: 01438 843853 (comnet: 53853) M: 07580 742926

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