Sound Connections presents Music and Social Justice Network: Power, Privilege and Organisational Change

Related content

Related content

Facilitator: Karen Larbi

Related content

Event Description

This Music and Social Justice Network session aims to provide practical tools for organisations and individuals and explore the experience of marginalised communities working in the arts, particularly focusing on whiteness, race, class and privilege.

In the session, we will reflect on how these structures shape organisations, think about how we can start to recognise the structural inequalities we are working within and consider where the opportunities for intervention are.

This session will take the style of an interactive workshop and will be facilitated by Karen Larbi from Resist and Renew, a collective of friends; activists; artists; and radical educators who are working towards building an autonomous community and radical learning space valuing intersectionality, ecology, feminism, anarchism, anti-racism and direct democracy.

Related content

Organizers

Sound Connections

Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

+44 (0)20 7729 7220

https://www.sound-connections.org.uk

About the organiser

We believe every child and young person in London should have the opportunity to experience music-making. Since 2002, Sound Connections has worked in partnership to strengthen the music sector, bridge gaps in provision and deliver landmark music programmes.

Contact information

admin@sound-connections.org.uk

Visited 57 times, 7 Visits today

Add a Review

Your Rating for this listing:

Related Event

Harrow International School, 588 Gaoxi Road, Pudong, Shanghai

19 January 2019 To 20 January 2019

+44 (0)20 7250 8323

Our team of workshop leaders comes from the UK and Australia.  Combined they lead over 120 workshops around the world each year where they work with around 2,000 teachers.    ​

Musical Futures believes music learning works best when young people are making music, and when their existing passion for music is reflected and built-upon in the classroom. They also work to support teachers around the world with training, networks and resources to deliver practical, engaging, developmental music programs in the classroom. 

The workshop is aimed at:

  • Primary music specialists and primary classroom teachers with a background in music
  • Secondary music teachers
  • Tertiary music educators
  • Tertiary students studying music or music education
  • Instrumental teachers and practitioners

Musical Futures Workshops help students and teachers to:

  • Improve the transition from junior to secondary music
  • Develop fresh ideas for composing, improvising and songwriting and whole class work shopping for primary and secondary classes
  • Introduce new ideas for inclusive extra – curricular music in school
  • Challenge more advanced instrumental players through new routes to learning music in class
  • Get more students taking up instrumental lessons on a wider range of instruments
  • Increase participation in concerts and performances
  • Improve engagement with classroom music for all ages
  • Increase numbers of students opting to participate in music
  • Support and connect with British, Australian, US and IB curriculum

The Shanghai Workshops feature a diverse and engaging programme, which includes:

  • Songwriting
  • Music technology and electronic dance music
  • Hooks and riffs
  • Classroom workshopping

Each activity includes take home resource packs and lesson plans you can immediately use in the classroom. Membership of Musical Futures to includes access to future members-only resources is included, as is access to Musical Futures’ international teacher network to share ideas with like-minded teachers across the world.

Participants can choose the workshop programme that suits them best. Whether they are new to Musical Futures or have previous experience, or would like one or two days of workshops, Musical Futures has something for everyone.

In addition to the workshop and resources the workshop fee includes lunches and refreshments.

Related content

Posted In  AsiaChinaShort courses and  Workshops

Lift, 45 White Lion Street, London N1 9PW, UK

13 December 2018

1:00 pm To 4:00 pm

Facilitators

Jennifer Raven is Programme Manager at Sound Connections and one aspect of her role is overseeing the organisation’s Youth Voice and Participation work, which centres around Wired4Music, the network for people age 16-25. She has delivered Youth Voice training to a range of Hubs, arts and heritage organisations and is regularly invited to speak on the topic at conferences. Previously, she worked for education charity Ark Schools and co-founded Fairbeats, a charity with a focus on music-making with young refugees and new migrant communities.

Lawrence Becko is a consultant and facilitator working with creative people and organisations. He has worked in the cultural sector for 15 years. He is a specialist in youth voice and participation, and has set up and delivered programmes for a diverse range of arts organisations, including Sound Connections, Roundhouse, Poet in the City and A New Direction, as well as a range of Music Education Hubs and Cultural Education Partnerships. He has extensive experience of diversity and inclusion across music, dance, theatre and visual arts. He is Chair of Fairbeats Music, a refugee charity, and former Vice Chair of Kinetika Bloco, a diverse-led, mixed ability youth carnival. His background is as a professional composer, songwriter and music producer. He mentors emerging artists and has a particular interest in well-being and personal development.

This stimulating training day will transform how you think about youth engagement.

What is youth voice? How can we involve young people in decision-making? What are the benefits of co-production with young people?

We will explain the core principles of Youth Voice & Participation and give you the practical skills to put them into action. You will discover how to give young people a say and empower them to take a lead.

We will explore:

– Youth voice in context: its origins, concepts and models

– Youth voice in practice: the tools, techniques and skills

– Embedding youth voice: ethics, ethos and organisational culture.

Through interactive activities, group work and knowledge-sharing, you will discover why youth voice is important, how it works and how you can successfully embed the approaches within your practice or organisation. The day is suited to both practitioners and those working within small or large organisations.

The session will be delivered by Sound Connections Programme Manager, Jennifer Raven and youth participation expert, Lawrence Becko.

Sound Connections is a champion for youth voice across the cultural sector. Over the last year, we’ve worked with a diverse range of arts organisations and music hubs to create youth voice strategies, develop young trustee initiatives and train teams in how to embed young people at the heart of what they do. We also run Wired4Music, our in-house youth leadership programme, which gives young people across London the opportunity to step up and shape their own musical futures.

Related content

Posted In  Workshops

The Shrewsbury International School Charoen Krung Rd Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120

24 January 2019 To 25 January 2019

+44 (0)20 7250 8323

Our team of workshop leaders comes from the UK and Australia.  Combined they lead over 120 workshops around the world each year where they work with around 2,000 teachers.    ​

Musical Futures believes music learning works best when young people are making music, and when their existing passion for music is reflected and built-upon in the classroom. They also work to support teachers around the world with training, networks and resources to deliver practical, engaging, developmental music programs in the classroom. 

The workshop is aimed at:

  • Primary music specialists and primary classroom teachers with a background in music
  • Secondary music teachers
  • Tertiary music educators
  • Tertiary students studying music or music education
  • Instrumental teachers and practitioners

Musical Futures Workshops help students and teachers to:

  • Improve the transition from junior to secondary music
  • Develop fresh ideas for composing, improvising and songwriting and whole class work shopping for primary and secondary classes
  • Introduce new ideas for inclusive extra – curricular music in school
  • Challenge more advanced instrumental players through new routes to learning music in class
  • Get more students taking up instrumental lessons on a wider range of instruments
  • Increase participation in concerts and performances
  • Improve engagement with classroom music for all ages
  • Increase numbers of students opting to participate in music
  • Support and connect with British, Australian, US and IB curriculum

The Bangkok Workshops feature a diverse and engaging programme, which includes:

  • Songwriting
  • Music technology and electronic dance music
  • Hooks and riffs
  • Classroom workshopping

Each activity includes take home resource packs and lesson plans you can immediately use in the classroom. Membership of Musical Futures to includes access to future members-only resources is included, as is access to Musical Futures’ international teacher network to share ideas with like-minded teachers across the world.

Participants can choose the workshop programme that suits them best. Whether they are new to Musical Futures or have previous experience, or would like one or two days of workshops, Musical Futures has something for everyone.

In addition to the workshop and resources the workshop fee includes lunches and refreshments.

Related content

Posted In  AsiaShort coursesThailand and  Workshops