CMEH Training Opportunities
The CMEH supports teachers in school as well as other music educators by offering a range of training opportunities throughout the year. Training is usually arranged based on demand, therefore if you have any specific training requests or ideas, please let us know!
Sing Up Training for Schools
22nd - 24th May - further details to follow
Count Me In Conference - 'Ways In' with Cymaz Music and Headstart Kernow
25th May at Sands Resort, Newquay - 'Ways In' Flyer
Royal Opera House vocal training for primary schools - Create and Sing Carmen
9th June - venue to be confirmed
First Access Training for music practitioners
17th July at Truro School, 9.00 - 3.30
Cornwall Music Education Hub Annual Conference
13th October at dBs Music in Pool
Support for school staff
In addition to large scale performance events, cluster projects and training programmes, the Hub has commissioned a small team of music specialists to work with schools and support the skill development of their teachers:
Vocal Support - Angela Renshaw - email@example.com
The Hub's Vocal Strategy Lead. Angela can visit schools, both primary and secondary, to develop their singing activities and help schools to set up their own choirs.
VOICES Twilight Meetings
Angela Renshaw will again be offering free Twilight Vocal Support Meetings as part of the CMEH Vocal Strategy. We would like to invite vocal leaders and music co-ordinators from both Primary and Secondary Schools to attend. The meetings will focus on the Cornwall Singing Schools Awards.
Dates confirmed: Thursday 9th February - 4.30-5.45pm -Truro Prep, Highertown Truro TR13QN
Contact Angela Renshaw to book a place at these free briefing sessions - firstname.lastname@example.org
Progression & Ensembles - Janet Elston - email@example.com
Janet is employed by the Cornwall Music Service Trust but commissioned by the Hub to lead on its Progression and Ensemble Strategy as well as being the Director of the Hub's Cornwall Youth Wind Orchestra. Janet is able to visit schools to support them in setting up their own ensemble opportunities or to discuss musical progression in their schools.
We have commissioned Music Curriculum specialists to work with schools, either through projects or one off training visits (eg INSET). If you would like to arrange for one of these specialists to visit your school, please email them directly or contact the Hub Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
West and mid Cornwall Contact - Christine Judge - email@example.com
Summer Term Twilight Dates:
Tuesday April 25th St Hilary School 4:15pm
Other dates for Truro/Falmouth and Helston/Lizard will follow later in the term.
The purpose of these meetings is to update schools on what support and projects are available plus they offer an opportunity to share resources. They are free to attend but please contact Christine in advance - firstname.lastname@example.org
North and East Cornwall Contact - Phil Montgomery-Smith - email@example.com
Patrick Bailey is leading the secondary support programme on behalf of the Hub and will be working with secondary school music teachers and Heads of Music throughout the year. For further information or to arrange a visit, contact Patrick - firstname.lastname@example.org
Many young people undertake leadership roles in music activities, both in and out of school. The CMEH recognises the important role these young leaders play in musical learning and also how leadership can contribute to the personal development of young people.