Programme: Lightning Speeches

Hear from leading voices in the creative industries, education, arts, culture and politics.
Proudly sponsored by ABRSM.
Lincoln Abbotts, ABRSM Strategic Development Director, said: “We’re delighted to be sponsoring the Lightning Speeches at this year’s Music Learning Revolution. ABRSM passionately believes that everyone, regardless of age or background, should have the opportunity to realise their musical potential.” abrsm-red-primary-block-logo-main-rgb

Sharon Bruton: Measure what you value not what is easily measured

Sharon Bruton is the CEO of The Keys Federation Academy Trust and a National Leader of Education. In her role as Whole Education’s Associate Leader for 2016-17, Sharon is supporting the leadership development of some of the most innovative schools nationally.

Andy Stott and Katie Chatburn: Can we push beyond genre and into music?

Andy Stott is the first Head of Popular Music at the Royal Northern College of Music. Katie Chatburn is a professional composer and lecturer at the Royal Norther College of Music.

David M Howard: Music + creativity -> excellent engineering?

David M Howard is the Founding Head of a brand new Department of Electronic Engineering at Royal Holloway and will be discussing the importance of music for science in our series of Lightning Speeches.