Disquiet: Music Leader Training In Swale and Medway

Ideas Test and Musical Futures are looking for 6 young people (3 in Swale and 3 in Medway) to become young music leaders and run Music Clubs in Kent for 11-16 year olds.  

This is an opportunity to develop your skills as musicians and people, lead your own band, and inspire the next generation of musicians.

You’ll be trained to deliver the Musical Futures ‘Just Play’ programme where you will;

  • Create a whole-class band, no matter what participants’ previous experience is
  • Play chords, melodies, rhythms, basic beatboxing, on guitar, keyboard, bass guitar, drums and vocals
  • Learn music by ear and to read basic tab and notation
  • Use current pop and rock music to get to grips with chord jams and medleys
  • Teach others to to write their own songs, and even devise their own material
  • Lead a performance

Why should you get involved?

You can;

  • Increase your skills and improve your CV
  • Receive training from a national music organisation
  • Weekly coaching from an experienced music leader
  • Gain Silver Arts Award
  • Have access to a financial bursary to put towards further musical and leadership development


Who are we looking for?

  • Anyone aged between 16-19
  • Interest in developing music leadership skills and confidence
  • Able to commit to two full training days (on Saturdays) and weekly after school sessions


The training sessions will be held on;

  • Saturday 20th May (11am-4.30pm)
  • Saturday 24th June (11am-4.30pm)


How to apply:

All you need to do is  fill out this online form by Monday 8th May.

We will then contact you for telephone interviews between 9th-12th May.