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Music to Young Ears Conference: Engaging Deaf Children with Music
Wednesday 8 May 2013
10.00am - 4.00pm


09:30am Registration and refreshments

10:00am Welcome & Presentation of Music4U Research Findings

10:15am Dr Paul Whittaker OBE, Artistic Director, Music and the Deaf, 'Feel the Music'

11:00am Danny Lane, Music and the Deaf, 'Making Music with Deaf Children in Early Years'
(Audience Session)

11:45am Break

12:00pm Bryony Parkes, Me2 Arts & Leisure Officer, National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS), 'Integrating
Deaf Children into Mainstream Music Provision'

12:45pm Lunch

1:30pm Alison Stephenson, NDCS Deaf Role Model and flautist, 'Sounding Out'

2:00pm Sean Chandler, Deaf trumpeter and member of Goldie's Band, 'But, really, why should we bother?
He can't hear it!'

2:30pm Break

2:45pm Professor David Howard, Head of the Department of Electronics, University of York, 'Making Music
Electronically for Young Years'

3:30pm Closing remarks and thanks

3:40pm Networking + Marketplace