Trainee Music Leader

Closing date for applications: Monday 12 June 2017 at 5:00pm

Wigmore Hall promotes over 500 Learning events per year, giving schools, families and community groups the opportunity to engage with workshops, concerts and creative projects taking place at Wigmore Hall itself, across London and further afield.

For over 20 years Wigmore Hall's renowned Learning programme has been giving people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities opportunities to take part in creative music making, engaging a broad and diverse audience through innovative creative projects, concerts, workshops and online resources.

The spirit of chamber music lies at the heart of all that we do: making music together as an ensemble, with every voice heard and equally valued.

We collaborate with a range of community, health, social care and education organisations, working together to engage people who might not otherwise have the opportunity to take part.

Our Trainee Music Leader scheme is a unique opportunity for a musician to develop their workshop leadership skills in the context of learning and participation events and projects, working with a diverse range of groups and settings through a structured apprenticeship.

It is an 11-month bursary scheme, made possible through a grant from the Michael Watson Charitable Trust.

Applications should include:

  • Cover letter including reason for applying and details of relevant workshop leading experience (max 2 pages)
  • CV detailing education, relevant experience and the name and contact details of two referees (max 2 pages)
  • A short description of a music workshop that you have led, including its aims, the nature of the group and the musical activities that you led (max 1 page)

Applications should be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., with the above documents as PDF attachments, and addressed to Stacey Campkin, Programme Manager: Schools and Early Years, Wigmore Hall.

Please note, applications will not be accepted via a third party but should be emailed directly to the address above.

First round interviews will be held on Monday 19 June 2017

Second round interviews will be held on Wednesday 28 June 2017

Due to the high volume of applications for this position, we are only able to notify applicants selected for interview.

Please see the full job description for further details.

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