Meet up events for Disabled Artists who are interested in adapting their practice to work within mu-sic and orchestra settings.

Orchestras Live, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Essex Music Hub are building a programme of work within Essex that supports and cultivates the skills Deaf or Disabled musicians and artists to develop and work as part of project delivery teams and creative leaders within a music context.

Alongside Essex Music Hub, Orchestras Live and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra both work exten-sively within the region and want to make sure their creative workforce reflects the participants and audiences they work with. Therefore, we invite Deaf or Disabled musicians and artists to attend one of the upcoming ‘Music Making Meetings’ on:

Tuesday 31st Jan 2017 – 5pm -7.30pm
Hub 1,
1-4 Market Square,
High Chelmer, Chelmsford, CM1 1XF
Ideas Hub Chelmsford Website

Wednesday 1st February 2017 – 2pm – 4.30pm or 5.30pm – 8pm
Signals Media Arts Centre
Victoria Chambers
St Runwald Street
Colchester, CO1 1HF
Signals Website

The ‘Music Making Meetings’ will be an opportunity to network, meet other musicians and artists whilst trying out some accessible music technology with Drake Music and is open to those who face disabling barriers within the arts sector.
The meetings aim to be a place to:
• Support creative experimentation and growth
• share information about future professional development and work opportunities
• share current work and discuss your creative process,
• join in a jam session and exchange knowledge and ideas.

To attend (or If you are unable to attend a meeting but are keen to register your interest for any future meetings) please complete the following online registration form. http://www.sur-veygizmo.com/s3/3118735/EssexMusicMakingMeetings
The meetings will be hosted by Tim Steiner, a renowned composer and conductor with a specialty in devised and collaborative performance. James Rose a Disabled Conductor and Musician who’s starting a traineeship with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) this year and Charles Mat-thews an electronic musician, gamelan player, and music technologist.
If you have any questions about the meeting or require any more information, then please contact. Daryl Beeton – Associate National Manager – Arts and Collaboration darylbeeton@drakemu-sic.org

 

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