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Diversifying musical progression routes – Task and Finish Group, week one

The first Changing Tracks Task and Finish group on music services Diversifying Progression Routes ran on Tuesday 12th October. Delegates from Bristol, Camden, Leicestershire and Hertfordshire began by exploring the different ways progression can be defined: 

by outcomes – musical, personal and social 

by accreditation – grades, Arts Award, or curriculum examinations 

by progression pathways – e.g formally organised performing activities, such as orchestras, windbands, choirs or informal self-organised groups or creative progression routes (from creating to performing music of different genres) 

by location – in schools, music centres, youth and community centres, folk clubs, music studios, churches, hospitals, professional venues, festivals or people’s own homes  

by role – performers (in all genres), composers/songwriters and music leaders, producers, dancers, engineers, promoters 

by destination – conservatoires, FE/HE, music industry, community groups 

into careers– performing, composition/songwriting, teaching/leadership, music therapy, backstage skills, production, journalism, academia 

Would you like to attend the next session?

There will be three further sessions of this Task & Finish group: October 19th and November 9th and 16th, all online, from 15.30-17.00 – If you are interested to join the group, please email Michael.davidson@hertfordshire.gov.uk (Eventbrite bookings are now closed).

Read the full blog here.