MU Education Conference

Join us for two days of high-quality CPD for musicians who teach. With 17 workshops, debates and seminars, the MU Education Conference is the best possible way to top up your skills and motivation as we head into the new academic year.

About the conference

We welcome all teaching musicians to join us for two rewarding days of discussion and professional development at the 2021 MU Education Conference, held at a new, state-of-the-art music college in Dudley.


2
Day Event
19
Speakers
24
Sessions

Agenda

Stages
Main space

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

18:00

19:00

20:00

21:00

Registration, drinks & refreshments

09:00 - 10:00

Welcome and group meditation

10:00 - 10:25
Alison Gordon Alison Gordon

South African Gumboot rhythms

10:25 - 11:25
Lucky Moyo Lucky Moyo

Tea, coffee, refreshments

11:25 - 11:45

Behind the scenes with the National Open Youth Orchestra

11:45 - 12:45
Doug Bott
Jamie Moody

Lunch

12:45 - 13:45

Building an inclusive community in UK music education

13:45 - 14:45
Roger Wilson Roger Wilson

Tea, coffee, refreshments

14:45 - 15:00

Develop your teaching practice

15:00 - 15:45
Diane Widdison
Dr Kerry Boyle

Make every copy count with the Schools Printed Music Licence

15:45 - 16:30
Abigail D'Amore Abigail D'Amore

Inside the musical relationship

16:30 - 17:30
Bob Heath Bob Heath

End of Day 1

17:30 - 18:00

Networking, dinner & music

18:00 - 21:00
Breakout room

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

18:00

19:00

20:00

21:00

Registration, drinks & refreshments

09:00 - 10:00

Tea, coffee, refreshments

11:25 - 11:45

Lunch

12:45 - 13:45

Tea, coffee, refreshments

14:45 - 15:00

Rhythm activities and neuroscience

15:00 - 15:45
Mike Simpson Mike Simpson

Music technology hacks

15:45 - 16:30
Jonathan Savage
Josh Savage

End of Day 1

17:30 - 18:00

Networking, dinner & music

18:00 - 21:00
One-to-one Consultations and Coaching

09:00

10:00

11:00

12:00

13:00

14:00

15:00

16:00

17:00

18:00

19:00

20:00

21:00

Registration, drinks & refreshments

09:00 - 10:00

One-to-one coaching and consultations

10:25 - 11:25
David Barnard
Marion Friend

Tea, coffee, refreshments

11:25 - 11:45

One-to-one coaching and consultations

11:45 - 12:45
David Barnard
Marion Friend

Lunch

12:45 - 13:45

One-to-one coaching and consultations

13:45 - 14:45
David Barnard
Marion Friend

Tea, coffee, refreshments

14:45 - 15:00

One-to-one coaching and consultations

15:00 - 17:00
David Barnard
Marion Friend

End of Day 1

17:30 - 18:00

Networking, dinner & music

18:00 - 21:00

Venue

Speakers

Alison Gordon
Alison Gordon
Meditation Changes Lives
Lucky Moyo
Lucky Moyo
Inspire-Works
Doug Bott
Doug Bott
Open Up Music / National Open Youth Orchestra
Jamie Moody
Jamie Moody
National Open Youth Orchestra
Roger Wilson
Roger Wilson
Black Lives in Music
Dr Kerry Boyle
Dr Kerry Boyle
Diane Widdison
Diane Widdison
Mike Simpson
Mike Simpson
Inspire-Works
Abigail D'Amore
Abigail D'Amore
Every Copy Counts
Jonathan Savage
Jonathan Savage
UCan Play
Josh Savage
Josh Savage
UCan Play
Bob Heath
Bob Heath
Chris Walters
Chris Walters
National Organiser, Education and Health & Wellbeing Musicians' Union
Melissa James
Melissa James
Amy Littlewood
Amy Littlewood
Personal Performance Mentoring
Diane Paterson
Diane Paterson
Marion Friend
Marion Friend
Emma Alter
Emma Alter
Feldenkrais Guild UK
David Barnard
David Barnard
Music Education Official Musicians' Union