DEVELOP AN INCLUSIVE MUSIC PRACTITIONER INTERNSHIP
Open up routes into employment for aspiring young music leaders by supporting those with barriers to accessing current opportunities. Create Music have developed a toolkit establishing a methodology, plan and supporting documents to support paid internships alongside their Our Future Music programme. We are sharing our experiences of developing and trialling this internship model, offering insight and support for how you might incorporate or adapt our approach and tools for your own organisation. The course can be delivered as a one-off introduction (half day), with options for a longer series of shorter sessions. Facilitated by Create Music Education Hub partner Kate Regester and Learning and Partnerships Manager Emma Collins.
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Pathways Into Music
The first in a series of seminars outlining how musicians can build a business and a career around their music. It explains how artists kickstart their own businesses and careers, introduces the people and companies they can work with, and explores the challenges and opportunities in both the global and the local music community. The course is aimed at those teaching, advising, and supporting early-career musicians and future music industry talent, as well as anyone who is at the start of their own music career, on stage or behind the scenes.
The course can be delivered as a one-off introduction (half day), with options for a longer series of shorter sessions. Facilitated by industry professionals Chris Cooke, co-Founder and MD of CMU and Phil Nelson, Artist manager, lecturer and researcher.
Music, Trauma and The Nervous System
An introduction to the way music affects the nervous system and how it can be used as an inclusive tool to address the symptoms and behaviours of trauma and overwhelm. Learn a simple definition of trauma and a framework for understanding the accompanying behaviours. Experience the way music affects human beings biologically, psychologically, and socially. Learn about the self-regulation cycle of the nervous system. Experience how musical activities support people to regulate and bring them safely back in touch with their bodies. Learn about self-care in the context of supporting vulnerable young people. This course is aimed at music practitioners working with young people.
A whole day course includes access to a monthly online supervision Q and A with the tutor as part of a global community of practitioners using this methodology. Facilitated by Darren Abrahams, qualified trauma therapist and certified High-Performance Coach. Adaptable to the needs of services / tutors. Available either as a 3-hour half day or 6-hour full day course.
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Music in the Round
Exploring the tools, skill set, and environment needed to create an inclusive ensemble. Create Music partner James Redwood (facilitator and composer) will share the games, grooves, songs, and structured improvisations he has used in creative composition workshops in SEN/D settings. The focus will be on practical music-making ideas but there will also be room for shared discussion and reflection about some of the challenges associated with music-making with groups comprising musicians of widely differing skills and experience. This course is aimed at Music leaders, schoolteachers, educators working in any setting, and young artists (18+). Session length and fee to be agreed, to book contact email@example.com.
Makaton for Music Workshops
An introductory workshop, designed to support music leaders working in SEN settings. This fun and interactive session will introduce the use of signs and gesture, giving practitioners an understanding of Makaton that can be used to support children in your workshops, alongside some introductory signs/resources commonly used by music leaders. Facilitated by Create Music partner Jason Hammond, based at Fairlight Primary and Nursery School, Brighton. This course is aimed at music leaders, schoolteachers, educators working in any setting, and young artists (18+). Session length and fee to be agreed, to book contact Emma Collins via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Create Music SEND Hub Working Group
Focused on developing high quality experiences in music for children and young people with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities. This established network meets three times per year to share good practice, highlight local opportunities (for young people and practitioners), network and learn together. Chaired by a senior leader from a local special school, current members include teachers from both special and mainstream schools, instrumental/vocal teachers, music leaders, arts organisations, community organisations, music therapists and parents from across Brighton & Hove, East Sussex and beyond. Free to attend. Meetings held online or at Create Music. To be added to the mailing list/request details of these meetings, please contact email@example.com
Futures: A Working Group for Musical Inclusion
Focused on increasing access and progression in music for children and young people who experience barriers to participation (social or economic). This established network meets three times per year to share good practice, highlight local opportunities (for young people and practitioners), network and learn together. Chaired by AudioActive, current members include teachers from both special and mainstream schools, instrumental/vocal teachers, music leaders, arts organisations, community development organisations, youth workers, social workers, a radio station, community organisers and staff from professional venues in Brighton & Hove. Free to attend. Meetings held online or at various venues in Brighton area. To be added to the mailing list/request details of these meetings contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Instrumental and Vocal Teachers Wanted
Orchestra 360 (o360 Brighton)
This inclusive, creative music group is for children and young people with special educational needs/disabilities and their parents/carers and siblings…
Pier One (o360 Eastbourne)
THIS INCLUSIVE, CREATIVE MUSIC GROUP IS FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH SPECIAL EDUCATIONAL NEEDS/DISABILITIES AND THEIR PARENTS/CARERS AND SIBLINGS…