Education, Training and CPD

Education

2011-2013 Nordoff Robbins / City, University of London
Master of Music Therapy: Music, Health, Society

2009-2010 University of the West of England
CPD MSc level accredited module from the Faculty of Health and Social Care: ‘Facilitating Participatory Arts in Health and Social Care Settings’

2006-2007 De Montfort University
Post-graduate Diploma Community Arts Practice

2003-2006 Canterbury Christ Church University
BMus (Hons) 2:1
Principal study: Voice
Final Year Modules: Conducting and Arranging; Analysis; Music, Arts and Health
Dissertation title: The Role of Music in Tackling the Social Exclusion of Older People
Recipient of Cyril Philips Memorial Prize for Outstanding Musical Commitment

ABRSM
Violin Grade 8
Piano Grade 8
Singing Grade 8 Distinction

Training and CPD

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguarding Training Guideposts (July 2016)

Oxfordshire Creative Dementia Arts Network Conference (April 2016)

Re-Visioning our Voice: Resourcing Music Therapy for Contemporary Needs British Association of Music Therapy (April 2016)

Music Therapy and Dementia Care Conference Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge (September 2015)

Children, Young People & Families Network Day British Association of Music Therapy (June 2015)

Dementia Network Day British Association of Music Therapy (June 2015)

Music Therapy and Symbolic Play Jacqueline Robarts (April 2015)

iPad Use in Music Therapy Chiltern Music Therapy (February 2015)

Receptive Methods in Music Therapy British Association of Music Therapy (January 2015)

Succeeding with Children & Adults with Autism Autism Oxford (November 2014)

Mental Health First Aid Restore (October 2014)

Introduction to Restore and Mental Health Recovery Model Restore (September 2014)

BAMT Local Area Group Meetings – Oxford

Expanding our Horizons, Deepening our Practice New England Region AMTA Conference (April 2014)

Counterpoints: Music Therapy Practice in the 21st Century British Association for Music Therapy (February 2014)

Music with Marginalised Communities Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance meeting (February 2014)

Music Therapy with Seniors Webinar online learning with Soundscape Music Therapy (January 2014)

Guitar Class Passim School of Music, Janet Feld (January – February 2014)

Music Therapy Best Practice for Working with People Identifying as LGBTQ Massachusetts Music Therapy Alliance meeting (December 2013)

Broadway Musicals, Psychotherapy, and The Meaning of Life – Psychology Salon, Irle Goldman, Lesley University (December 2013)

Scandinavian Fiddle Workshop Passim School of Music, Mariel Vandersteel (November 2013)

Passages Conference Lesley University (November 2013)

Fiddling and Singing Together Passim School of Music, Laura Cortese (November – December 2013)

Scottish Fiddle Class Passim School of Music, Jenna Moynihan (November – December 2013)

Chorus! Royal Festival Hall Voicelab, Southbank Centre (May 2012)

Striking a Chord! Music, Health and Wellbeing Conference Canterbury Christ Church University (September 2011)

Arts and Dementia Conference ARTZ, Oxford (June 2011)

Chorus! Royal Festival Hall Voicelab, Southbank Centre (May 2011)

Singing for the Brain Training Day – with Mary King The Alzheimer’s Society (Theale, April 2011)

Singing for Wellbeing unConference (Oxford, April 2011)

Singing for the Brain Training Day The Alzheimer’s Society (Gloucester, February 2011)

Business Coaching (October 2009 – June 2010)

Singing for the Brain Training Day The Alzheimer’s Society (Bath, April 2010)

Dementia Awareness Training Programme (online learning)  The Alzheimer’s Society (March 2010)

Shadowing of Musician at Cheltenham General Willis Newson/Arts in Trust (September, 2009)

Tax for the Self-Employed HMRC (March 2009)

Music Therapy Workshop Roehampton University (January 2009)

Arts and Care Conference Do the Right Thing (October 2008)

International Music and Health Conference Canterbury Christ Church University (September 2008)

Active Communication, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Training Weekend Peace School (March 2007)

Intercultural Communication and Leadership School St Philip’s Centre, Leicester (January 2007)

Fiddlers Various: Central European Fiddle Styles Workshop Saskia Tomkins, Kent (June 2005)

Singbook Workshop Youth Music, Canterbury (June 2005)