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Sat 23rd November
Key Changes Conference ’19: Music therapy – joining the dots

Key Changes Conference ’19

Saturday 23rd November,


Winnall Community Centre,

Garbett Road, Winchester

SO23 0NY

Music therapy joining the dots

Doors 8.30am for 9am start


This year’s conference looks ahead to the BAMT conference: Belfast April 2020, in its focussing on partnerships through music therapy.

The day, full of presentations from across all ages and wide-ranging needs, will hear from

Key Changes therapists and co-workers, about:

working with parents and their special needs early years children;

new work in dementia care - responses from the therapist, student and care home manager;

combining music therapy and physiotherapy – evaluating work with adults who have PMLD.

Practical sessions will include:

Approaches developed in an art therapy-music therapy group in a special school;

Multi-cultural workshop led by Helen Loth - Anglia Ruskin;

This year’s Keynote presentation is:

Amelia Oldfield – Anglia Ruskin, with Max Thompson film director and past client:

Music therapy follow-up project – 16 years on.

Excerpts from the documentary film: Operation Syncopation.


deadline - Fri 15th Nov

Early Bird deadline – Oct 31st

Each year Key Changes runs a conference

which is open to all music therapists, music therapy students and others who are interested in finding out more about music therapy, either as a future career or for accessing on behalf of potential therapy recipients.

This event is well-established in the UK music therapy calendar, attracting delegates from around the country. Eminent professionals from the world of music and music therapy to have presented or run workshops at this highly regarded conference, have so far included:

Luke Annesley, Ros Blackburn, Catherine Carr, Rachel Darnley-Smith, Mary-Clare Fearn, Risenga Makondo, Helen Odell-Miller, Dr Julian O’Kelly, Amelia Oldfield, Martin Read, Stephen Sandford,

Valerie Sinason, Elaine Streeter, Julie Sutton and Tony Wigram.

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