One week to go until our first Monthly Meet-up Session. We are very excited to bring members of our community together, and are delighted to be featuring Slau Halatyn as our headline guest. Please register… Read More »Introducing our Monthly Meet-up Sessions: 1 week to go!
Arts Council England are funding RNIB to lead a short-term project between January and April 2024, which will consult with the music education and publishing sectors, to identify and develop strategies to improve the materials available to children and young people who require musical scores in alternative formats. RNIB are looking for a Freelance Project Officer to support this work – register your interest by 8th January!
We were very happy that accessibility was a key focus at MIDI Association’s Annual Meeting 2023. Jay Pocknell (Sound Without Sight and RNIB) was invited to present an update on the state of accessibility in… Read More »Accessibility on the agenda MIDI Association’s Annual Meeting 2023
Following the Round Table on 21 November 2023, DAISY & RNIB are pleased to share notes and recordings for you to reference and share: https://daisy.org/accessiblemusicpublishing If you would like to join future conversations and help… Read More »Resources from the Accessible Music Publishing Round Table
‘Harmonising beyond vision’: Sound Without Sight team feature on Music Industry Insights Worldwide podcast
The Sound Without Sight team recently recorded a podcast for the ’Music Industry Insights Worldwide’ podcast, to chat about the work of the project. The episode is available to listen to now!
Our friends, the international DAISY Consortium and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) invite music publishers, composers, and music-setters/engravers to take part in their upcoming online Round Table on Accessible Music Publishing.
Following the success of the ‘Inclusive Design in Harmony’ event held earlier this year, RNIB and Sound Without Sight will be hosting a workshop at this year’s Audio Developer Conference. The session will promote the work happening across the audio industry to support accessibility and inclusive design. It will facilitate roundtable discussion between key developers in the industry, also offering attendees the chance to ask questions.
We are very excited to share that we are now recruiting for two young people, who will help us drive the Sound Without Sight initiative across the music industry.
We are delighted to share that Sound Without Sight has been designated as a Community Sponsor of the Audio Developer Conference 2023. This article details ADC’s commitment to accessibility and invites submissions of talk proposals.
In this podcast episode, I interview Jay Pocknell; founder of Sound Without Sight, and a producer and mixing engineer from the UK. We discuss Sound Without Sight and Jay’s path to becoming an engineer, which obstacles he needed to overcome, and how we as the audio community can remove some of these obstacles permanently.