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Britten Pears Arts Release Further Free Training Opportunities

Musicians in the East of England are able to book on to five free different sessions.

Published: 17 June 2022 | 5:38 PM Updated: 20 June 2022 | 2:36 PM
Women in middle of training room with large note pads and posters in the center, her arms are open as she talks to the other people in the room surrounding her.
No experience is necessary, just an interest in exploring different areas of your music-based practice. Image credit: Britten Pears Arts.

In April the MU reported how Britten Pears Arts were offering musicians based in the East of England the opportunity to access free training.

This scheme has now been extended and in July, there will be five free sessions available to East Anglian-based musicians. No experience is necessary, just an interest in exploring different areas of your music-based practice.

Sessions available

There are five sessions, all focussing on different areas/skill sets:

  • Monday 4 July – Creative music-making in later life, delivered by Julian West and Caroline Speca
  • Tuesday 5 July – Co-creation and song writing with youth voice, delivered by Emily Barden and Aga Serugo-Lugo
  • Wednesday 6 July – Inclusive and inspiring practice in Criminal Justice settings, delivered by Sara Lee and Yvette Riby-Williams
  • Thursday 7 July – Engaging audiences through concert presenting, delivered by Lucy Drever and Polly Ives
  • Friday 8 July - Facilitating music-making with young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, delivered in partnership with Pro Corda

All sessions are free. For more information and to book, please visit the official Britten Pears Arts event page.

About Britten Pears Arts

Britten Pears Arts delivers projects across East Suffolk to support the health and wellbeing of individuals and to strengthen communities. It creates opportunities for people from all backgrounds and genres to build their music leadership skills in a variety of settings. Through training and experience delivered by skilled practitioners, Britten Pears Arts is keen to connect and support a diverse pool of artists to help deliver its work in the local community.

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