Projects

Are you interested in Children’s musicality? Would you like to inspire young children to grow musically? What is the impact of music in children’s development? Early Years Music is a growing topic of research and practice internationally and you can now study it at CREC.
Carried out over one year and devised and delivered by Dr Susan Young, this 60 credit Post Graduate module is starting in September 2012 and will take place at CREC over 5 days.

Who is it for?
The programme is for anyone who is already working in early years music or who plans to in the future in a range of professional capacities: independent workshop leaders, early years educators, music therapists, advisors, community musicians, instrumental teachers.
A first degree is normally required for entry to this programme but concessions may be made for students who have other relevant graduate equivalent qualifications and/or relevant background experience.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is offering work experience opportunities suited to someone considering a career in arts management. Your role will be to assist the Orchestra’s Community & Education Department – RPO resound – with the stage management of three large-scale events, as part of the Faster Higher Stronger project.

Originally funded by Youth Music's Open programme, this project focuses on high quality structured music activities in Children's Centres, Nursery and Reception Classes and provides non-music specialist staff with training to enable them to deliver the music activities in their own settings. This project has developed materials for the settings as well as parent material and CDs to facilitate parent-child musical interaction in the home environment. This project continues to be funded by schools, children's centres and Redbridge Music Service.

Major music project for children and young people in Heartlands Hospital and the surrounding community.

At Willis Newson we are proud of the great work going on in arts and health in the South West

Would you like personal advice and guidance on how to use the Youth Music Network?

Two North East Training Days for musicians, early years professionals and volunteers.

Welcome to ‘The Crossover project’ your opportunity to share musical skills in a supportive group environment. The training will take place in informal groups led by experienced music leaders/practitioners that will encourage you to have a go, explore you own skills and integrate them with other skills, like music technology, production, bands, guitars, etc and other peoples skills like beat-boxing, freestyling etc.

Working with Warrington Youth Service and Warrington Music Service we are building a vibrant and modern music development hub in the heart of one of the town's most deprived areas

A project dedicated to encouraging cultural awareness and community spirit

Faster Higher Stronger: an epic project inspired by the Olympics!

National Youth Jazz Collective's 2012 Summer School brings together 30 of England's most gifted and talented young jazz musicians aged 14 - 18 for an intensive week of small group improvisational jazz, working with nationally and internationally-renowned jazz musicians.