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Music for Life Conference Programme 

Registration will be from 9am to 9.30pm 

Professor Barry Wright        
Professor of Child Psychiatry and Clinical Lead National Deaf CAMHS, Hull York Medical School,
The Wellbeing of Deaf Young People

Jonathan Heale      
Director of Education and Business Support, Advanced Communication Solutions
Hearing Conservation in Education - Are We Doing Enough?
Dr Chris Barlow  
Associate Professor in Acoustics, Southampton Solent University,            
How loud is too loud? Using mobile devices to educate, monitor  hearing and improve the listening experience of young people with and without hearing loss

Performance - York Singing and Signing Choir performance

Break-out sessions with deaf musicians Sean Chandler, James Holt and Ruth Montgomery


Keynote Speaker, Charles Hazlewood
Conductor and Founder of the British Paraorchestra
Building Trust

Performance - Sirius Academy, Hull  

Ali Harmer and Ceilidh-Jo Rowe
The Music Works
Playing Around Sound

Mary Bell and Teresa Brasier
Drake Music Scotland
The Kids Are Alright

Acknowledgments and Closing Remarks 

The conference will finish at 4.30pm

* Please note that this programme may be subject to alteration. Please bookmark and check again nearer the time.