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'
12:00pm Bryony Parkes, Me2 Arts & Leisure Officer, National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS), 'Integrating
Deaf Children into Mainstream Music Provision'
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!'
2:45pm 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