ECME Forum East, founded in 2020, invites members with a remit for developing early childhood music within their organisation to form a community of practice in the Eastern region of England. The Forum comprises members from music, arts and Bridge organisations, across twelve Local Authorities. The specialist early childhood music leads convene to celebrate and share experience, expertise, practice and research, with a view to exploring new pathways and perhaps developing new directions.
Members of the forum, representing music education, hubs, services and agencies, are committed to making a difference to children`s entitlement and access to lifelong music education beginning with early childhood.
To create a community of practice, a joined up regional network to foster children’s musicality from birth, through promoting the collegial reciprocal activities of discussion, critical review and reflection to inform meaningful and informed development enveloping theory-based practice.
Connect representatives, responsible for developing early childhood music.
Communicate, share and engage in reflective dialogue to develop thinking and practice.
Encourage the collaborative exchange of ideas, approaches and initiatives.
Reflect on the relationship between research and practice.
Signpost CPD opportunities as well as regional and (inter)national events and initiatives.
For more information
Cambridgeshire Music https://www.cambridgeshiremusic.org.uk
Central Bedfordshire https://www.inspiringmusic.co.uk/
Derbyshire Music Education Hub https://www.derbyshiremusichub.org.uk
Festival Bridge https://nnfestival.org.uk/festival-bridge/
Hertfordshire Music Service www.hertsmusicservice.org.uk
Leicestershire Music https://leicestershiremusichub.org
Lincolnshire Music Service https://www.lincsmusicservice.org
Magic Acorns https://www.magicacorns.co.uk
Norfolk Music Hub https://www.norfolkmusichub.org.uk
Northamptonshire Music & Performing Arts Trust https://www.nmpat.co.uk/
Nottingham Music Service http://www.nottinghammusichub.org.uk
Nottinghamshire Music Hub https://www.inspireculture.org.uk
Peterborough Music Hub https://peterboroughmusichub.org.uk
Royal Opera House Bridge https://www.roh.org.uk/learning/royal-opera-house-bridge
Sinfonia Viva https://www.sinfoniaviva.co.uk
Suffolk Artlink https://www.suffolkartlink.org.uk
The Mighty Creatives https://www.themightycreatives.com
The Spark Arts for Children https://thesparkarts.co.uk/early-years