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Charlotte Arculus has a Masters in Education (Early Years Music) and is a researcher, animateur and playful pedagog based in Norfolk

Charlotte Arculus

Linda Bance is renowned nationally and internationally for her passion and work promoting early years music. She is the founding director of Play Music Play

Linda Bance

Dr Jessica Pitt  is Chair of MERYC-UK, a board member of MERYC-EU and a researcher, educator, lecturer, and mentor. Her doctoral thesis explored the role of music in Children's Centres

Dr Jessica Pitt

Dr Alison Street’s extensive experience in early years music has spanned over 30 years. Her doctoral research focussed on mother-infant singing interactions

Dr Alison Street

Margareta Burrell is  the Early Years Music Leader for Berkshire County. She is a music therapist and Dalcroze expert.

Margareta Burrell

Jane Parker is completing her Masters in Education (Early Years Music) and is a founder member of Music f’East, the Early Years music network.

Jane Parker

Sandra Barefoot is an experienced artist, researcher, mentor, facilitator and dancer. She is a founder member of Visible Thinking

Sandra Barefoot

Emma Hutchinson MA (Early Childhood Music) is Founder of The Music House for Children, London. She researches and gives music workshops for babies, young children and those with specific needs.

Emma Hutchinson

Maureen Brookson began her musical journey with Barbara

Cass-Beggs in Canada 30 years ago and since that has shared her own musical pedagogy and research nationally and internationally


Maureen Brookson

All MERYC members listed here have attended at least one  four-day

MERYC-EU Conference

Lucinda lectures at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, is a British Kodály Academy tutor and is Education Director for the National Youth Choir of Scotland. 22nd International Kodály Symposium info here


Lucinda Geoghegan

Zoe Greenhalgh MA Ed (Early Years Music) is an independent Early Childhood Music Specialist. She is a British Kodály Academy Tutor and Associate Tutor in Early Years Education at Edge Hill University.

Zoe Greehalgh

Alison Harmer MA Ed (Early Years Music) is a core member of the Gloucestershire-based charity The Music Works and is their Early Years Programme Leader.

Alison Harmer