2pm HALLCommunal singing –  Professor of Jazz Composition at The Royal Academy of Music and founder of the London Vocal Project, Pete Churchill will lead the delegates in communal singing

2:30pm HALLTalkMusic with Migrants – Experienced educator, published author and developer of “Migrant Help” Dr. Jonathan Barnes will give a talk entitled “Making friends of strangers; singing with migrants and the marginalized”

3:00pm HALL – Presentation The Langton staff will present our current findings with relation to our Early Morning Singing Project along with launching our newly developed “Langton Song Centre”

3:30pm HALL  – Tea and Coffee,  whilst KS3 students present their independent Music and Health research projects, entitled “How Can We Change the World Through Music?”

4pm B7 FEYNMAN ROOM – Talk and presentation – Canterbury Skylarks group for people affected by Parkinson’s will give a musically illustrated talk about their experiences along with Professor Grenville Hancox MBE and Nicola Wydenbach presenting the launch of the University of Kent Chatham Skylarks Project

4:45pm B7 FEYNMAN ROOM – Question Time – Questions and answers panel to include Trevor Pinnock CBE, Amelia-Rose Hamilton and Professor Grenville Hancox MBE to answer delegate questions on all aspects of Music and Health

5pm – Break for tea

7pm – Evening Concert – HALL – Trevor Pinnock and James Rhodes

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  • Pioneer of the modern revival of early music performance and founder of The English Concert Trevor Pinnock CBE will lead all delegates in a performance of the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah
  • Concert pianist and author of his memoirs, entitled “Instrumental” James Rhodes will present a keynote speech on how music has been the thread that held him together through a life that has encompassed pain, conflict and turmoil.   James will also be performing some music within his presentation. PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of James’ story,  the presentation may touch on adult themes. 


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