STB Parkinson's Training


Sing to Beat Parkinson's Residency Training Feb 2023


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Sing to Beat Parkinson’s are delighted to announce their 6th residential training course, held for the first time at The Grand in Folkestone on Saturday February 3rd and Sunday February 4th 2024.

The course offers an opportunity for music leaders to engage in open space and reflection, to share best practice, and to gain the additional specialist skills and experience required to run singing groups for people living with Parkinson’s.

NB Applicants must have completed Sing to Beat Parkinson’s introductory training, either online or in person, in order to participate.

The course will be led by:

  • Nicola Wydenbach
    (Director of Training at Sing to Beat Parkinson’s)
  • Trish Vella-Burrows
    (Director of Music4Wellbeing, Sing to Beat Parkinson’s researcher and leading practitioner)
  • Dr Yoon Irons
    (Associate Professor of Arts for Health and Wellbeing)

with additional guest practitioners, Emily Renshaw-Kidd (Artistic Director) and Prof Grenville Hancox (Hon. President)

Cost for the two days: £200
(a 40% discount applies if you are already running a Sing to Beat Parkinson’s network group)
This price includes tea/coffee and lunch on both days.

Overnight accommodation is not included, but hotel rooms are available on request (£55 pp per night inc breakfast or £40 pp per night if sharing twin room). Please contact Matt Shipton directly This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. regarding accommodation needs.

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