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Course Listing

Musicians Without Borders offers professional training in community music leadership based on our working principles and expertise developed from years of working in current and post-conflict regions. Below is an overview of upcoming trainings by and with Musicians Without Borders.

For more information please contact Meagan Hughes at: meagan@mwb.ngo

Introductory Course

An introductory course to Musicians Without Borders’ principles and methodology.

This course is an introduction to the 5 principles of our community music training methodology: Safety, Inclusion, Equality, Creativity, and Quality. We will cover diverse approaches to community music making, including body percussion, drumming, singing, movement, and songwriting.

Duration: 12 hour course | 2 days

Dates: July 20-21, 2019 (arrivals on evening of July 19)

Location: Akoesticum, Ede, The Netherlands

Cost: €395

Deadline (extended!): May 31, 2019

View the 2018 Preliminary Program (2019 program coming soon!)

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CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Program

Musicians Without Borders has partnered with CONTACT to run a three week professional training program in peacebuilding and conflict transformation with electives in community music leadership. The training is open for participants who are active in their communities as musicians, workshop leaders, teachers or social activists, who would like further their knowledge of using music as a tool for peacebuilding and social change.

Dates: June 3 – 21, 2019

Location: SIT Graduate Institute, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA

Cost: More information on registration & fees here

Please send expressions of interest to m.hughes[at]mwb.ngo

Training of Trainers

An in-depth course to gain skills and experience in facilitating training for community music leaders based on Musicians Without Borders’ principles and methodology. This course covers the skills and knowledge needed to train others in leading community music workshops. We will examine our training methodology in relations to the 5 principles. The course examines concepts related to nonviolence, trauma and self-care. We will practice facilitating training sessions that cover didactic, pedagogic and musical skills.

Duration: 36 hours | 6 days

Dates: October 20-25, 2019 (arrivals on the evening of October 19th)

Location: Akoesticum, Ede, The Netherlands

Cost: €1,195

Deadline: May 31, 2019

View the 2018 program

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