Since 2000, Music Network has been offering the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Training Programme. The programme provides professional musicians and composers with the opportunity to learn and develop skills in workshop facilitation. Elaine Agnew, composer and leading music faciiltator, is the Artistic Advisor and Lead Facilitator to the programme. The programme focuses on two key areas of musicianship: improvisation and vocal skills and how these key skills can be adapted to deliver a high-quality, interactive, fun musical experiences in a range of community settings including:
- youth groups,
- healthcare settings
- very young children (from 18 months)
The programme also offers insights into best practice approaches and supports and funding available to for this work.
All participating musicians and composers must be supported by a bursary from either their local authority arts office, a professional performing organisation or other suitable body.
More information about the CPD 2012 Programme is available here.
Download application form for CPD 2012 Programme here.
Music Network and The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children present
ATTUNED: A UNIQUE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR MUSICIANS
Dates: 10 – 13 September 2012 (inclusive)
Venue: The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children, 11a Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Course fee: €100
Deadline: Friday 20 July 2012
Music Network and The Ark, A Cultural Centre for Children, are seeking applications from professional performing musicians to participate in ATTUNE
ATTUNE is an exciting new professional development opportunity for performing musicians interested in exploring high quality live music performance and child audiences.
Led by musician, composer and musical powerhouse, Brian Irvine, ATTUNE will inspire and participants to investigate approaches to live music performance and children and family audiences in a challenging yet supportive environment. The programme will be delivered over a series of 4 consecutive days culminating in a live performance for an invited audience of children in The Ark’s theatre.
For further information, please call Tel 01 671 9429