Community music: Useful Organisations

By Christine Bates


Chris Bates

From Christine Bates, former Community Music Module lecturer at Leeds College of Music

Professional organisations

In order to sustain a career in music education there are a number of professional organisations with whom it would be advisable for you to connect with. They offer guidance, support and in some cases insurance.


Disclosure and Barring Service

You ought to hold a clear DBS certificate as proof that you have no previous convictions which may prevent you from working with children and vulnerable adults.


Professional development

It is important to continue to develop your music education skills throughout your career. The organisations listed here deliver short courses in community music related skills.



The organisations listed below welcome applications for funds for community music activities.

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