The Gathering is open to all those in North Yorkshire and Teesside who are working with (or interested in learning more about working with) children and young people with Special Educational Needs and /or Disabilities, including music leaders, classroom teachers, SENCOs, Music Coordinators, Head Teachers, parents/carers and freelance practitioners.
• Barry Farrimond, OpenUp Music: Empowering young disabled musicians to build inclusive youth orchestras
• Rachel Wolffsohn, OHMI Trust: Pioneering innovative musical instruments for those who are physically disabled
• Ben Sellers: Composing and improvising with iPads for the non-music specialist
• Sarah Mawby, PhD student, University of Leeds: Exploring ‘best practice’ in SEN/D music education
The venue is accessible for wheelchair users, with ramps provided where necessary.