The Teaching Musician 2016: new Fellowships announced

Teaching music to young instrumentalists

Applications are now open for The Teaching Musician, a flexible postgraduate programme for experienced music educators and leaders. The 2016 programme starts this coming February.

Described as a new and exciting professional development opportunity” by Pauline Tambling, Joint CEO of Creative and Cultural Skills, the programme offers opportunities to reflect, engage with theory and research, and develop new skills within a community of practice. Through a series of weekend short courses, an online community and distance learning, the programme’s flexible design aims to be compatible with working life.

Trinity Laban is delighted to announce six new Fellowships for the 2016 cohort, supported by the Headley Trust. These are available to students wishing to specialise in group creative learning, such as workshop leading, animateurship or community music practice. Headley Fellows will receive a bursary towards fees for the Teaching Musician PG Diploma, mentoring and a remunerated internship as a practitioner with Trinity Laban’s highly respected Learning and Participation (Music) team.

Applications for The Teaching Musician 2016 are now open via UCAS Conservatoires and close on Friday 6 November 2015 at 5pm. For more information about the course, please visit the Trinity Laban website.