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 Composer for Choral Project, Frozen Light
Summary:Composer Sought for Choral Project
Deadline: 31 May 2019
Date Posted: 11 April 2019
Details: Closes: 31st May 2019
Location: South East
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)
Contact: Lucy Garland


Frozen Light are looking for expressions of interest from composers for their exciting new choral project for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities. We want to work with a composer with specialist experience of writing or arranging music for choirs. We are also interested in working with people with experience of leading choirs and bringing singers together.

Frozen Light are leaders in the field of creating and touring multi-sensory performance for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).

This new project will see Frozen Light creating an immersive sound experience for an audience with PMLD. We will work with a community choir of 10 – 15 singers to create a nourishing choral experience for our audience. The piece will involve 3 performers from Frozen Light who will form part of the choir and also create multi-sensory one to one interactions between audience and performers. It will be specially designed to be performed at arts festivals both nationally and internationally and will work with a new choir in each place it is performed.

We are looking for expressions of interest for the role of composer. Please send Lucy an e-mail to with your CV and a letter laying out what you think you could bring to this project, and links to previous work. We are interested in what musical styles you could bring to the work and would love to hear any recordings you think are relevant to this project.

Interviews will be held in June and the project will begin in September. This is a paid position. We understand that many musicians work in different ways, and are open to individuals different process’. Please include estimate fee within proposal, we are happy to have preliminary discussions with candidates before the closing date.

Full details:

 Associate Head of BMus, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Summary:Teaching post
Deadline: 13 May 2019
Date Posted: 03 April 2019
Details: Closes: 23rd April 2019
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Type: Full time
Salary: Paid (£40k-50k)
Contact HR Team:


Associate Head of BMus

School of Music

Permanent, Full Time

Salary Scale: £44,835 - £50,465 per annum

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a national and international centre of excellence for performing arts education. As one of the world’s most multi-disciplinary conservatoires, we offer specialised and intensive teaching in music, drama, dance, film and production, as well as encouraging trans-disciplinary learning across our uniquely innovative curriculum.

The Conservatoire’s BMus undergraduate programme is a highly specialised music degree for performers and composers. The programme includes pathways in Performance, Composition, Jazz, Traditional Music and Joint Principal Study.

We are: looking to appoint a highly creative, proactive and experienced academic to assist in the effective management and delivery of the BMus programme and programme staff. As an active music researcher or practitioner, you will apply your own musical specialism/s and academic teaching expertise to enhance the BMus curriculum in innovative ways.

You will: assist the Head of BMus in developing and delivering the BMus curriculum. As Associate Head, you will have designated responsibility for Years 1 and 2, including oversight of the core musicianship curriculum. You will collaborate with teaching staff from all departments to ensure the continued academic, artistic and professional relevance of the BMus programme.

You will have: a postgraduate qualification or doctorate in music with substantial academic teaching and administration experience in a conservatoire or university setting. This should include teaching and curriculum design experience in one or more areas of musicianship. You will be a musician with deep and applied knowledge of Higher Education policies and current teaching practices and a strong understanding of conservatoire learners. An excellent communicator, you will have the ability to work effectively with students and staff at all levels.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday, 23rd April 2019 at 5pm

Interview date: Monday, 13th May 2019

Full details for the post including the job description and terms and conditions are available from the Conservatoire vacancies page at -


 Musician, Turtle Key Arts
Summary:Songwritig project
Deadline: 14 May 2019
Date Posted: 03 April 2019
Details: Closes: 14th May 2019
Location: South West
Type: Part time (voluntary worker)
Salary: Unpaid
Contact: Imogen Easton



We are looking for local student musicians to volunteer on Turtle Song in Gloucester. Turtle Song is a singing & song-writing project for people with dementia & all forms of memory problems and their husbands/wives/partners/family/carers. It is a partnership project with English Touring Opera, Royal College of Music, Mindsong & the Three Choirs Festival. Composer, Richard Barnard & Director, Claire Coaché, will work with the participants & volunteer musicians to create a song cycle.

PROJECT DATES: 21 May - TRAINING SESSION. 28 May / 4, 11, 18, 25 June / 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 July (The 30 July will be a short sharing for friends & family and will feature in the Three Choirs Festival programme)
TIME: 10.30am-12.15pm (Volunteer musicians will be required from 9.30/10am until 1pm to help with set-up and clear up)
VENUE: St Mary’s Congregational Chapel, Gloucester

If you would like to know more about being involved with the project as a volunteer musician, watch this short film:

If you would like to be involved & are available for all dates above, please contact: Imogen Easton, / 020 8964 5060 OR Charlotte Cunningham, / 020 8964 5060

For more information generally about the project, please


 Head of Sound Design and Composition (Summer Courses), NYT of GB
Summary:Teaching post
Deadline: 03 May 2019
Date Posted: 27 March 2019
Details: Closes: 3rd May 2019
Location: London
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (£30k-40k pro rata)
Contact: Kat Dale

The National Youth Theatre is an internationally pioneering and award-winning youth arts charity that offers industry lead creative opportunities to young people aged 14-25. We’re looking for a highly organised and creative, industry specialist in sound to design and lead a three week summer course for NYT’s new backstage members. The course will be aligned with our Epic Stages summer course providing project and skills based experiences. Applicants should have industry experience in a sound department, some teaching or mentoring experience and be able to demonstrate the ability to design a deliver and high quality course for young people ages 16 – 25.

For more information and to download a job description please visit


APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Please send a CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Kat Dale (

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 15th or Thursday 16th May 2019.

The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain is an equal opportunities employer and we actively encourage applications from Black, Minority Ethnic and Disabled people.


 Youth Music Tutor - Lyric writing raps/songs/poems, Aptitude Organisation CIC
Summary:Teaching Post
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 06 September 2017
Details: Closes: 11th September 2017
Location: West Midlands
Type: Part time
Salary: Paid (£25k-30k pro rata)


Youth Music Skills Tutor - lyric writing £15-£25 per hour (depending on qualifications and experience)1-year Fixed, Term time only (38 weeks), 2 hours per week

Days & Hours: Thursdays 6-8pm. Additional hours may be available on an ad-hoc basis.
Actual salary for 2 hours per week term time: £1140 - £1900
Fixed Term End Date: 30/10/2018 (Initially)
Lead delivery of an accredited young people’s music programme which uses the tool of lyric writing songs and raps to support positive emotional development.

Hold relevant a qualification and/or experience in Music Performance Song/Poem writing, Sound Engineering, Music Technology, DJ Skills, Composition or other relevant music qualification

This post is subject to full enhanced DBS Service Check.
Location: The Crez, Jubilee Crescent Community Centre, Radford, Coventry CV6 3EX

Return Completed Application form to:
Closing date: Monday 11th September 2017
Interview Date Monday 18th September between 4.30pm-8pm (30 minutes time slot)W

ebsite: Tel: 07871 917936

We are also recruiting for:

Youth Programme Casual/Bank Staff £9 - £25 per hour (depending on qualifications and experience) 1 year fixed Term

Contract: Zero hours (bank staff) 1 year fixed
Days & Hours: ad-hoc basis.
Main Purpose of role:
Delivery of a specialist skill that contributes to a new exciting programme to engage young people to be empowered through various activities that are fun, safe, social and educational (team building, developing self-confidence).
Where appropriate you will cover staff annual leave, sickness and when added support is required for trips and events.
• To develop, deliver, facilitate and participate in games, activities and discussions with young people
• To supervise young people and ensure general health & safety and rules of conduct.
• Build positive links with young people and promote active participation in activities such as planning and delivery of group work programmes on health, fitness, smoking, drugs, gangs, violence, relationships and bullying.

Hold relevant a qualification and experience in Music Performance Song/Poem writing, Sound Engineering, Music Technology, DJ Skills, Composition or other relevant music qualification.