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)
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.
€ 300 (includes training fee, material, drinks, snacks and lunch)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.