Music Teacher Conference 2018The University of Sheffield
Music Teacher Conference

Teaching World Music

Monday 18 June 2018, 9.30am-3pm

Venue: Jessop Building, 34 Leavygreave Road Sheffield S3 7RD

The Department of Music warmly invites you to a conference for Music teachers in secondary education on ‘Teaching World Music’. Participation will contribute to your continuing professional development.

The conference is free to attend, lunch and refreshments are also provided.

9.30 - 10am Registration and coffee
10am Welcome & Introduction
Dr Andrew Killick, Director, MA in World Music Studies
10.05 – 10.45am Session 1: What do we teach when we teach world music? (PowerPoint download 13mb) – Dr Andrew Killick
10.45 – 11.30am Session 2: The power of music to engage minority children (PDF download 2.4mb) – John Ball, World Musician in residence and Andrew Davey (Head of Music, Fir Vale)
11.30am – 12pm Coffee
12 – 12.45pm Session 3: Teaching traditional music in an institutional setting (PowerPoint download 1.1mb)– Dr Simon Keegan-Phipps
12.45 – 1.45pm Lunch
1.45 – 2.30pm Session 4: Working with resources in the world / traditional music classroom (PowerPoint download 39kb) – Dr Fay Hield
2.30 – 3pm Discussion & evaluation

Download a pdf version


Please complete our online Teacher Conference Registration Form to reserve your place.

Please note: places are limited and will be reserved on a first come first served basis.

Registration deadline: Thursday 14 June 2018

For further information please email:

Linda Billam, Schools’ Outreach Support Officer, Faculty of Arts and Humanities: