Introduction to Community Music

Course Info

Suited For Musicians starting to work in community settings
Any musician looking to explore community music practice
Accreditation Level 2/3 Credit

Course Description

This is an introductory course offering a broad overview of the skills needed to become a community music tutor.

What will I learn?

Topics covered include:

  • What is community music?
  • The role and responsibilities of a community music tutor
  • What helps people learn?
  • Workshop planning
  • Choosing and creating suitable workshop materials
  • One to one and group teaching skills.
  • Dealing with tricky situations
Methods
  • Practical exercises
  • Group discussion
  • Small group and individual work
  • Role play
  • Workshop practice

What Will I Gain?

You will have the opportunity to submit a portfolio of evidence to be awarded a level 2/3 credit which can count towards further educational qualifications.

You can read further details on accreditation by visiting our Accreditation page.