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Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy

What is music therapy? A brief introduction to the Nordoff Robbins approach
This brief introduction to the ideas and practice of Nordoff Robbins music therapy will be presented by experienced music therapists. It will include information, examples of music therapy in action and practical activities. These courses are open to anyone interested in music therapy, no previous experience is necessary.


London

Date: Saturday 16th June 2018, 10am - 1pm
Location:  Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ
Course Fee:  £45 (concession for full time students and unwaged £25

Swansea 
Date: Saturday 30th June 2018, 10am - 12.30pm
Location: Regional Neuropsychology and Brain Injury Service, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, SA6 6NL
Course Fee:  £45 (concession for full time students and unwaged £25)

Croydon 

Date: Monday 17 September 2018 6.00 - 8.30pm
Location: Nordoff Robbins Andrew Lloyd Webber Unit, The Crescent, Croydon. CRO 2HN
Course fee: £45 (concession for full time students and unwaged £25)


To book a place at any of the locations, please email us with your contact details (full name, contact number, email address) at education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk


How music can help? An extended introduction to Nordoff Robbins music therapy - Six week evening course.
The course will be run by experienced Nordoff Robbins music therapists. It will include information about music therapy and the Nordoff Robbins approach, examples of music therapy in action, and practical music making. The course is open to anyone interested in music therapy, catering equally for people with no previous knowledge and for those with experience in related fields.

Date and time: 6.30 – 8.30pm, Thursday evenings, 4 Oct - 15 November 2018 (not 25 Oct, half term)

Location:  Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ

Course fee: £165 (concession for full time students and unwaged £90)

To book a place on any of the courses please email us with your contact details (full name, contact number, email address) at education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk


Musical Improvisation
A four-week evening course exploring musical improvisation and the fundamentals of music and interaction. The course is active and practical – we will be making music together most of the time! We aim to develop your awareness, freedom and technique in musical improvisation. The course is suitable for people with all levels and types of musical experience, from experienced musicians to those with little or no previous experience.

Dates:  6.00 - 8.00pm Tuesday 5, 12, 26 June and 3 July 2018

Location:  Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ

Cost:  £120 (concession for full time students and unwaged £70)

To book a place please email us with your contact details (full name, contact number, email address) at education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk



Nordoff Robbins Summer School 2018
Four full days of workshops and seminars for professional music therapists who wish to become familiar with the Nordoff Robbins approach to music therapy and integrate this into their work.
Dates: Mon 23 July - Thurs 26 July 2018
Location: Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ
Cost: £300
For more details about the course and how to book, please see our Summer School leaflet and application form

To find out more about our education programme, including short courses and our Masters in Music Therapy, please visit our education and training section on the Nordoff Robbins website.


Master of Music Therapy (Nordoff Robbins) Music, Health Society - Open Evening - Manchester
The open evening aims to: Introduce you to the Nordoff Robbins approach to music therapy Show how this training programme uniquely equips its students for the contemporary workplace Explain the structure of the training programme
Dates: 
Wednesday 27 June 2018: 18.30 – 20.00
Wednesday 10 October 2018: 18.30 – 20.00

Location: Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Cost: Free to attend To book a place please email us with your contact details (full name, contact number, email address) at  education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk.

For more details about our short courses, please check the Nordoff Robbins website: https://www.nordoff-robbins.org.uk/short-courses













An Introduction to Music Therapy

Tuesday 10  - Thu 12 July

Tutor: Polly Bowler
STANDARD: ALL

Polly Bowler has tutored chamber courses at Benslow Music for over 10 years and now brings her expertise to this new course which offers insight into the allied healthcare profession of music therapy. A mixture of talks, experiential groups and practical workshops will aid participants’ understanding of music therapy; its history; the theories that underpin it; the people it helps; and of improvisation, its predominant, musical tool. The exploration of improvisation will potentially offer participants a fresh approach to their instrumental playing as so many musicians feel safest with a sheet of music in front of them. Participants will need their own instruments. Some small percussion will also be available. Please note that the course is not providing participants with therapy, nor does it qualify participants to provide therapy as qualification requires training.


Resident: £280 Non-Resident: £205 Code: 18/270

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Guildhall School of Music & Drama
An Introduction to Music Therapy - Course Information

Date:  Saturday 21 July - Sunday 22 July 2018
Daily:  10am - 5pm
Course fee:  £250

This weekend course is designed for anyone considering a career as a music therapist, offering an introduction to the unique music therapy teaching at the Guildhall School.  The course is delivered by tutors with wide-ranging experience in clinical and professional settings, via a combination of theoretical and practical sessions, case presentations and experiential learning.  Participants can expect to learn more about the psychodynamically-informed approach to music therapy that is taught at Guildhall School, and what a music therapist's career might look like.

Please see this page for further information on the Introduction to Music Therapy 


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