Institute of Education Conference 10-11 March 2015 - Visually Impaired Musicians Lives

This two-day conference will took place on 10–11 March 2015. It was held in the Jeffery Hall at the Institute of Education, University of London.

This two-day conference took place on 10–11 March 2015. It was held in the Jeffery Hall at the Institute of Education, University of London.

The conference brought together visually-impaired performers, music teachers (sighted and visually-impaired), researchers concerned with visual impairment and music, representatives from the music industry and organizations in this arena.
It addressed key issues surrounding the musical participation and learning of visually-impaired people, including: music education and lifelong learning; participation choices and approaches to music; the relationship between musical approaches, musical genre and sight; and how technologies are shaping the music-making of visually-impaired people.

These were explored through presentations and performances.