GET TO KNOW US

Meet the team

C9C086B1-DFEB-49E0-8A51-E4C933FEFCA0_edi

ROSIE RUSHTON

Co-Director

Rosie is a specialist in music provision for individuals with additional needs. Collaborating in projects with numerous schools, charities and local communities throughout the Midlands alongside organisations including, Manchester Camerata, MENCAP, Action for Children and Autism Concern. 

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),  she is now supported by ESRC for her PhD studies; Music, Play and Learning Difficulties.

FullSizeRender (11)_edited.jpg

DOM MACMILLAN-SCOTT

Co-Director

Dom is a Classical Guitarist come spaceship builder. He can usually be found in the Control Centre at Big Top, underneath a pile of instruments, props and paperwork. Dom has vast experience of one to one work with children with challenging behaviour and ASD.


He has worked on projects with French SquaredParks for Play and Dens of Equality. As an experienced teacher Dom has worked alongside Birmingham Music Service and Quench Arts

New LOGO.jpg

EMILY

Co-Facilitator

Emily is a graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire, a volunteer with Melody Music Birmingham and works on the In Harmony social mobility project based in Telford. She has experience working with children and young people with complex needs.

Emily is currently c0-leading the Big Top Band, Sandwell and part of the creative development and delivery team for the Hidden Worlds project at Victoria College, working with adults with PMLD. 

Jenny.png

JENNY 

Co-Facilitator

Sometimes we need to be in too many places at once. Jenny helps us meet the demands of a busy diary.  A graduate of Birmingham Conservatoire Jenny has vast experience in working with children and young people with additional needs. Jenny co-delivers weekly sessions at The Orchard Special School. 

Wearing other hats Jenny works with BCMG Learning and Participation and is the co-director of Melody.