You are a Project Manager or Education Manager employed by music institutions, universities, conservatoires, festivals, orchestras, opera companies, ensembles or composer residencies who either a) work with adult student and/or professional composers, and/or b) develop training for student and/or professional composers of contemporary classical music.
(Please note, those working with composers of jazz, pop, film/theatre/TV and game music are outside of the scope of this research, as are projects outside of Europe.)
The survey comprises 24 questions that seek to identify:
All survey responses will be anonymous.
The outcomes of this study will be made available through the publication of a European Report by the EU Smart Composer Project. They will also be used to create a training and a handbook. Information about all of these outputs is available online at Eusmartcomposer.eu
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Society has changed significantly over the past decade. Music students learn from their VET Music Educators harmony, creative techniques to compose new music etc during their studies at Music Institutions. Composers are expected to meet with orchestras, ensembles etc interested in commissioning a piece of music. Due to the new modes of exploitation and funding issues of commissioners, an update of the skills is needed in order to have a sustainability of composers projects and their employability.
VET Music Educators are essential in the process of the training and subsequent introduction into employment of Music students. VET Music Educators have to be equipped with knowledge, technical competencies, hard and soft skills and practicals tools to meet the new challenges. They demand a methodology to support music students to improve their employability in this new labour market.
Have you developed a methodology, a project, a training or educational activity for composers? Why not share it with our community from all over Europe?
Contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org or through any of the links below and we can share it on our online platforms.
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