A unique day of workshops and discussions around brass and health with leading musicians, researchers and medical professionals offering advice and information to brass players and anyone with an interest in music and health.
10.00am The BRASS breathing guide
A fundamental and much debated topic among brass players, we bring together musicians and medical practitioners to talk and demonstrate best-practice
12 noon BRASS gets physical
How to avoid practice and performance related injuries as well as a look at the way physical therapies such as Alexander Technique can improve playing and help avoid injury
2.00pm Bands and mental wellbeing
There is a growing body of evidence that membership of musical groups such as choirs and Brass Bands can have a positive impact on people’s mental well-being.
4.00pm Adaptive Brass
Whether it is mechanical adaptations or the use of technology, we look at how disability is not necessarily an obstacle to playing a brass instrument
10.00am – 5.00pm