The Spark Arts for Children

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The Importance of Music in Early Years

Mon 24 June 2019
Free event- booking essential
10am - 4pm

This day long symposium aims to explore the importance of music and musical play within early childhood development. The day will provide opportunity to reflect on current practice and consider new developments in music education with and for early years' children.

The day will involve interactive participation through discussion, practical workshops and the dissemination of research and innovative practice relating to the field of music in early childhood in education, informal learning contexts and everyday family life.

We are pleased to be joined by Dr Jessica Pitt as our keynote speaker, talking about music as an essential human attribute, plus Nicola Burke who will share recent updates on Music Development Matters.

Presented by The Spark Arts for Children in association with Talent25 and generously funded by Youth Music.

Location: Vijay Patel Building, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE2 7BJ.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Please let us know of any dietary requirements or access support when booking.


There are no future performances of this event.

Made Possible By

  • Youth Music