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YAMSEN:SpeciallyMusic organises workshops and training days for staff and interested people who are looking
for new, different and better ways of teaching and interacting with people with additional needs.

YAMSEN:SpeciallyMusic members pay a discounted entry fee for our workshops.

Please also click on Members' News to find out about upcoming training and workshops provided or recommended by our members.

Upcoming Workshops:

Developing the Musicality of Children with Additional Needs

Thurs 21 March from 7:30 at
St Chad's Parish Centre, Leeds

10.00 for members
15.00 for non-members


Two practical sessions with time for questions, sharing ideas and opportunities to meet other staff from special and mainstream schools.

Using the Kodaly Approach
Jenny Winterburn demonstrates how she has used the approach to transform the way pupils make music in her school. 

Creating a School Band
Brigitte Taylor shows how she has developed Broomfield Band, a rock band in a special school that perform in public.

Click here to download a flyer and application form.




YAMSEN:SpeciallyMusic
Annual General Meeting


Thurs 2 May from 7pm
Venue and more information TBA



Kodaly Workshop
with Lucinda Goeghegan

Sat 29 June

Venue and more information TBA.

Watch this space!

Click here for more information about YAMSEN membership.




Steel Pan and Tuned Percussion workshop


Date to be confirmed

Victoria Jaquiss leads.  Watch this space for more information.

YAMSEN:SpeciallyMusic is the Yorkshire Association for Music and Special Educational Needs, Registered Charity No. 1009204
Our Sponsors Include: leeds music education partnership logoheritage lottery fund logo  LCC logoleeds child friendly city logo  arts council logoaspire logo