Working with music through Braille

6302637027_20ebcb55a8_bWorking with music through Braille Workshop

Saturday January 21st 2017

11:00 am – 3:30 pm

Location: NCBI, Clonbrusk Resource Centre,

Coosan Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

We are delighted to announce details of our next Music workshop, hosted by INBAF, the

Irish National Braille and Alternative Formats Association.

The session has been designed to give an overview of key components of the Braille music code, for both Primary and Second Level students. The morning session will introduce the basic concepts of Braille and Music Braille.

The afternoon session will have an emphasis on preparation for state examinations.

What’s covered?

• Introduction to Music through Braille, notes, note values, rests, time and key signatures and more

• Fun and interactive exercises for everyone to reinforce learning

• Discussion of and proposed solutions for questions from previous Music examination papers with an emphases on Junior Certificate

Who should attend?

The workshop is aimed at students in Primary and Secondary Level, especially those undertaking Music as a subject for Junior or Leaving Certificate, their parents, teachers and other support workers.

Further Details:

This workshop is free of charge and will include a light lunch.

To register your interest or for further information please contact Stuart Lawler in NCBI on

087 992 6360 or email