10 Reasons to join The Teaching Musician Programme

The Teaching Musician is a postgraduate programme, designed to increase your skills as a professional musician working in music education. It’s for musicians working in the UK and internationally in any genre or educational setting: from instrumental and vocal teachers in schools to musicians working in community settings.

Discover 10 reasons why The Teaching Musician is the perfect programme for you:

  1. Continue to work as you learn

The Teaching Musician is designed to be completed alongside a busy portfolio career.

  1. Make connections

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Build your professional network of fellow music educators from across the UK and beyond, and engage with Trinity Laban’s highly regarded Learning & Participation team, renowned for their outstanding work and support.

  1. It’s value for money

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Achieve the complete MA programme for less than £6,000 and spread the cost over 2-4 years depending on how intensely you would like to study.

  1. Receive world class tutoring

Gain support and mentoring from expert staff actively working in the music education sector and drawn from a variety of Higher Education Institutions.

  1. Learn at home and visit us in the holidays

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Much of the programme is completed online with four trips to the spectacular Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London for face-to-face training weekends during school holidays.

  1. Research and reflect

Critically reflect on and develop your practice through engagement with current theory and research which can be built into your teaching straight away.

  1. Get back to the books

Our student services and library teams are always on hand to support you in getting back into higher education and academia.

  1. Boost your employability

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The Teaching Musician alumni have gained recognition for their work as educators through getting work published, delivering training at their music hubs and presenting research findings on the programme at conferences across the UK.

  1. Get out of your comfort zone

Through the Education Placement module, work in an unfamiliar education context to diversify your practice and learn new skills with support from a placement supervisor.

  1. Refresh your teaching practice

Learn new approaches and ideas and tap into current trends in the contemporary music education sector.

Applications for the incoming cohort starting February 2020 close on FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019. For more information and details on how to apply please visit trinitylaban.ac.uk/theteachingmusician If you have any questions about the programme or application process after reading the information in the programme brochure and on our FAQs page, please contact us at admissions@trinitylaban.ac.uk.

 

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