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Secondary Music Teachers' Conference 2021

Inspiring KS3 pupils to continue their music education with a focus on composing and arranging

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The 2021 conference will include range of presentations and workshops from specialist music educators with a focus on composing and arranging, as well as the launch of a film music composing competition.

Alongside workshops, there will be time for sharing of resources and discussions about the challenges facing music education in secondary schools.


The conference

  • Thursday 25 November, 9.00am - 3.30pm
    The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick DE55 1AU

Workshops will include

  • A session with Daniel Whibley – the composer of music from Wallace & Gromit: In Concert. Daniel will be judging the film music composing competition.
  • A workshop from Digit Music about music production
  • A workshop from the Apollo Saxophone Quartet about using samples
  • Sharing best practice

Registering a place

This conference is open to secondary classroom teachers in Derby and Derbyshire schools. A buffet lunch is provided.

  • Cost
    £60 per delegate (an internal transfer will be made for all Derbyshire County Council LA schools and an invoice will be raised for all Derby City Council LA schools and all Academies)
  • Closing date for bookings is Friday 19 November
Register your place