Meet the team




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.

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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

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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. 



Dalma is a recent graduate of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, where she studied opera and specialised in music education. After her studies, Dalma worked with Welsh National Opera as a vocal animateur intern and developed an interest in music-making that is accessible for all ages and abilities. This interest led Dalma to Big Top where she enjoys sharing music with young people with PMLD.  As well as her love of music education, Dalma also performs regularly with Birmingham based chamber opera group: Infinite Opera, singing science inspired contemporary music and exploring improvisation.

Dalma is working on our partnership project with Wolverhampton Music Service and on our Big Top multi-sensory days at schools and settings across the West Midlands!.




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.