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 "The challenge ahead is to find ways of sharing the excellent practice and strong musical pedagogy of the ECCO model, so that more teachers and learners can benefit from this inspiring way of working in the future."

- Dr Nigel Scaife, Syllabus Director, ABRSM

World Music Academy Inspire: Training Course for 16 to 24 year olds 

Are you a young musician who sings, plays an instrument or creates their own music? Do you want to study music or work in the field of music, but are not sure how to start that journey?

Musiko Musika’s World Music Academy: Inspire is a new training and creative development course for culturally diverse and talented young musicians aged 16 to 24. During the course you will develop your own musical skills, join a performance group, work with our fantastic and inspiring team of professional musicians and be trained to use your skills on a paid work placement with our classes at the Lyric. The course will take place during evenings with some additional days during holiday periods, and lead to an Arts Award qualification.

We want young musicians from all backgrounds to be able to progress towards a career in the music industry or working with community music, so don’t miss out!!

What’s included in the course?

The main elements of the course are:

  • Five Creative Musicianship sessions, developing your musical and creative skills alongside the rest of the trainee team
  • Five half days of training in leading and facilitating music workshop activities
  • Individual mentoring sessions
  • Forming a group with the other trainees and performing
  • A five session work placement on Musiko Musika’s projects*

 The course includes work to attain an Arts Award qualification (Bronze)

*The course is free. A fee will be paid to trainees for their work placement activities, and bursaries are available to cover travel expenses during the course.

 Key Information


Mondays from 3rd October 18.45 to 20.30

Plus 27th & 28th October 10.00 to 16.00

Spring term dates to be confirmed.


All course sessions and work placement activities will take place at the Lyric Hammersmith

How to apply:

To apply for a place on the course please complete the application form and email it to

or post it to Musiko Musika at 8 Red Square, Piano Lane, Carysfort Road N16 9AW

Click here for course leaflet 

Click here for application form

Closing date for applications Wednesday 14th September

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview during the week of 19th September, with the successful applicants being notified by 26th September

This course is open to young people from all areas of London, but priority will be given to young people living or attending school/ college in Hammersmith and Fulham.

Funded by Sound Connection's Innovation Fund



Some quotes from training and conference participants

"I have really enjoyed this training, would recommend it to anyone."

"Thank you for being so welcoming of a non-music specialist class teacher it’s boosted my self -confidence to teach."

"The sessions exceeded my expectations. I particularly enjoyed the samba session. It was well pitched and alternatives were provided to suit a whole range of primary levels and resources."

More Information & Booking

If you are interested in attending our training and development opportunities, or would like to book some training for your school, college or organisation, please contact

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