Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module will introduce students to the principles, theories and practice of creating and running music projects and workshops in a variety of community settings. It will explore the increasing use of music as a therapeutic and educational tool, and its role in identity, catharsis and celebration.
This module explores the role of music in the community, and considers its values and applications as a tool of participatory practice and pedagogy, in a number of different community contexts. This will also focus on the implications and relationships regarding other cognate practices (music therapy, outreach programmes etc.) and financial management and access to funding.
Using research, case studies and examples of current practice, students will create and deliver peer-based workshops, finding creative and effective solutions to the specific requirements of the project and its wider context, and the development of sustainable project frameworks and methodologies.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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