rb&h Arts and Sound Connections Mentoring Programme

Funded by the National Foundation for Youth Music, Sound Connections is delighted to be partnering with rb&hArts to offer musicians the opportunity to engage in an informal training programme. The project aims to:

  • Improve the quality and standards of music delivery for people of all ages in healthcare settings
  • Share rb&hArts’ music practice – and to provide a platform for others to engage with the work
  • Support individuals to become confident music-makers in clinical settings

Apply by 4 July 2018

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

What’s involved?

  • 1-day induction course
  • A week-long shadowing placement for each mentee
  • Three hours of mentoring time
  • Bursary of up to £400
  • Completion of questionnaires (e.g. needs assessment) before and after completion of the project
  • Use of shuttle bus between hospital sites
  • Access to external supervision, if required
  • Reflection practice – through questionnaires, reflective diary to capture your experiences and progress and DNA
  • Production of a case study, reflecting on your experiences and learning at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust (for sharing on the Youth Music Network)

Who can apply?

Musicians with little or no experience of working in clinical settings. As a musician, you will play/sing confidently and you should be keen to build your skills, experiences and networks to support the delivery of music in healthcare settings. Ideally, you will have some experience of engaging with vulnerable people through music and a wish to develop your own projects and activities in the future.

Find out more and apply online

Deadline for applications Wednesday 4 July 2018.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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