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Our advanced training program shares the knowledge and skills of Musicians without Borders’ trainers with individuals from a variety of musical levels and backgrounds who are actively involved or wish to be involved in different programs combining music and social change. Participants will deepen their leadership skills while exploring concepts related to creativity, improvisation, and nonviolence. They will learn how to facilitate music workshops that strengthen communities through bridging divides and creating empathic connections between people within an inclusive and safe environment.

Upcoming training opportunities:

January 13-14 and February 3-4, 2018: Welcome Notes (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)

June 4-15, 2018: CONTACT Summer Peacebuilding Program (Vermont, USA)

For more information on training content and goals, please refer to our FAQ page and see our sample schedule.

Welcome Notes – the Netherlands

January 13-14 and February 3-4, 2018

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Deadline for registration is December 15th, 2017

Our Welcome Notes Training prepares participants to use music as a tool to support refugees and asylum seekers.

This 4 day training (2 weekends) will help musicians strengthen their skills in leading community music workshops and music projects in refugee centers and communities that foster empathic connections between people within an inclusive and safe environment. Participants will be introduced to the methodology behind our community music training program. They will be led through a variety of musical activities focused on developing leadership skills while exploring concepts related to creativity, improvisation, and non-violence. Join us to experience, share and learn about the power of music to bring comfort, connection and hope.

Registration page

Registration fee:

€ 300 (includes training fee, material, drinks, snacks and lunch)

CONTACT (USA)

June 4-15, 2018

SIT Graduate Institute

Brattleboro, Vermont Campus

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

More information and registration is available here.

Please send expressions of interest to m.hughes@mwb.ngo.