If you are running music workshops or training to be a music leader this
course can show you how to understand the historical and social context for
your work and suggest methods for creating and running good-model community
projects from conception to completion.
From 3rd November – 2nd February* every Thursday evening, 6 – 8pm @ The
Brady Centre, Hanbury St. E1 5HU (near Whitechapel tube).
Module 1: Context and Project Design – 3rd & 10th Nov
Setting a historical context for community music projects and analysing the
elements that make a good project model. Participants will create a project
in the sessions according to an analysis of needs, the exact client groups
and the realistic impact strategies available for their idea.
Module 2: Projects and Fundraising – 17th & 24th Nov
Looking in detail at different types of project and their purposes and how
to fundraise for them.
Module 3: Managing and Planning Ahead – 1st & 8th Dec
How to manage projects from design to completion, impact strategies,
managing teams and negotiation skills.
Module 4: Evaluation and Reporting – 12th & 19th Jan 2012
The essentials of evaluating the performance of a project and how to report
to funders and other stakeholders.
Module 5: Tips and Tricks of project and self-management – 26th Jan & 2nd
Problem solving in project management. Managing time and different
priorities within a portfolio career.
Course tutor Dave O’ Donnell is one of the pioneers of the community music
movement in the UK and has been running community music projects for over 30
He created Community Music (now known as CM) in 1983 – the first project of
its type to develop community-based outreach work with socially excluded
young people alongside accredited training for musicians to become music
Standard fee (for full programme): £250
**Discounted fee for MusicLeader members (full programme – limited number
Fee per module (if taken individually): £60
Places are limited on this programme and will be allocated as applications
are received. This specialist training is not often available at such a low
price across accessible twilight sessions, so don’t miss out – book your
For full details on the workshop content and timetable and to download a
booking form, visit the MusicLeader
This programme is delivered by CM in partnership with MusicLeader London,
hosted by Sound Connections