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Sense

Archived: Artistic Director for Music

Commitment 20-30 days per year. Flexible

Fee £200 – £350 per day. Flexible

Hybrid working / expenses paid

We are seeking a new Artistic Director to lead our National Inclusive Music Programme at Sense. Our music programme fuses traditional music making and new technologies to create music experiences that are accessible to everyone, and help people to create, experience and connect with music in new ways. You will provide artistic directorship to our dynamic team of Music Artists, putting disabled-led artistic excellence at the centre of the practice and engaging the wider community and sector with our work.

Supported by the Arts and Wellbeing Team at Sense this is an opportunity for an established artist to develop their inclusive practice as part of a large-scale programme. As well as music delivery, you will also be involved in an in-depth professional development programme consisting of the following:

  • Professional development in music practice and facilitation skills
  • Deafblind communication awareness training
  • Access to work training
  • Opportunity to be part of a network of artists from across the programme
  • Mentoring
  • Workshop plans, creative tasks and ideas kit created by the people we support and other selected artists.

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We are particularly interested in receiving applications from artists who identify as D/deaf/disabled and/or neurodivergent.

Please submit an expression of interest by 5 pm Mon 30 Jan and send it to artsandwellbeing@sense.org.uk. This expression of interest can be written or in a video or audio format.

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