Torbay and Devon Music Conference: Making Music Happen in the 'New Normal' (virtual conference)

Hear from Music Expert Dr Alison Daubney! This event is kindly supported by Music Mark.

Classroom (specialist and non-specialist), instrumental and vocal practitioners are invited to join us for a day of informative, thought-provoking and inspirational workshops that will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to make music happen in your school in the aftermath of Covid-19. We are excited to confirm that this virtual will feature music education expert Dr Alison Daubney as our key-note speaker, along with contributions from other leading figures in the sector, and opportunities to join your Music Development Lead for local updates and network with colleagues in your area.


Morning 09:00-12.00

  • ‘Ofsted & the Primary Music Curriculum’ with Dr Alison Daubney – Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Sussex
  • ‘COVID-friendly Drumming & Body Percussion in the Classroom’ with Mike Simpson from Inspire-Works


Afternoon 12.45-15.45

  • ‘Music Unlocked: COVID-19 Guidance for Schools’ with Gary Griffiths from Music Mark
  • ‘Safer Singing’ with Debbie Kent & Elfyn Jones from Devon Music Education Hub

Training Objectives

  • To support you to deliver music in your school safely and with confidence in light of COVID-19
  • To continually develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of classroom, instrumental and vocal practitioners  
  • To support you to deliver a high quality, broad and balanced curriculum with music at its heart