Short Courses

Nordoff Robbins Short Course

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Short Courses

Throughout the year we run a number of short courses open to those who want to learn more about us. Some are open to everyone interested in music therapy regardless of experience, while others are specifically for trained music therapists who want to learn more about the Nordoff Robbins approach to music therapy. For more information, or if you've any questions, please email the Education team

Upcoming:

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. The course is open to anyone interested in music therapy, no previous experience is necessary.

Newcastle

Date: Thursday 19 April 2018, 6.00 - 8.30pm
Location: Matron's Lodge, Fleming Business Centre, Burdon Terrace, Jesmond, Newcastle NE2 3AE

Course fee: £45 (concession for full time students and unwaged £25)
To book a place or for further enquiries please contact education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk

West Yorkshire

Date: Monday 23 April, 6.00 - 8.30pm
Location: Advanced Skills and Innovation Centre, Wakefield College, Margaret Street, Wakefield WF1 2DH

Course fee: £45 (concession for full time students and unwaged £25)
To book a place or for further enquiries please contact education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk

Croydon

Date: Monday 17 September 2018 6.00 - 8.30pm
Location: Nordoff Robbins Andrew Lloyd Webber Unit, The Crescent, Croydon. CRO2HN

Course fee: £45 (concession for full time students and unwaged £25)
To book a place or for further enquiries please contact 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.

Manchester

Dates: 7.00 – 9.00pm Tuesday evenings, 8 May – 12 June 2018 inclusive
Location: BIMM Manchester, 8 Great Marlborough Street, Manchester, M1 5NN

Cost: £165 (concession for full time students and unwaged £90)
For further enquiries please contact education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk
 

Croydon

*Fully booked - waiting list only*

Dates: 6.30 – 8.30pm Monday evenings 16 April – 21 May 2018 inclusive
Location: 62 The Crescent, Croydon, Surrey CR0 2HN

Cost: £165 (concession for full time students and unwaged £90)
For further enquiries please contact education@nordoff-robbins.org.uk
 

London Centre

Dates: 6.30 – 8.30pm Thursday evenings, 4 Oct - 15 Nov 2018 (not 25 Oct, half term week)
Location: Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ

Cost: £165 (concession for full time students and unwaged £90)
For further enquiries please contact 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.

The Summer School will include:

  • Practical workshops in musical techniques and awareness 
  • Sharing and discussion of participants’ own music therapy work (for which participants will need to bring recent recordings of their work)
  • Seminars discussing current developments in Nordoff Robbins music therapy and principles underlying the approach 
  • Input on monitoring and evaluation techniques

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

 

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 2 May: 18.30 – 20.00
Wednesday 27 June: 18.30 – 20.00
Wednesday 10 October: 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.

Want to take things further?

If you've already done a short course and want to train to become a music therapist, check out our Master's programme.