Rushton

   Rosie

Rosie is a music facilitator and researcher based in the West Midlands, here she has established herself as a specialist in music provision for individuals with additional needs.

 

Rosie collaborates in projects with numerous schools, charities and local communities throughout the Midlands alongside organisations including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, MENCAP, Action for Children and Autism Concern. She is director of the charity Melody and Co-Director and founder of the Community Interest Company Big Top Musical Adventures.

 

Rosie graduated from The University of Birmingham with a Masters of Education in Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties and Birmingham Conservatoire with a BMus (Hons) in Performance .  Shortlisted for the National Association of Special Educational Needs (NASEN) Inspirational Teacher of the Year Award (2018),  Rosie has a keen interest in research into music education, disability and inclusivity.  She is now supported by ESRC for her PhD studies; Music, Play and Learning Difficulties.

 

When not making music Rosie enjoys painting, camping and the great outdoors!

 

"Share musical experiences and communicate in ways that require no words at all."

Corke, 2002

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