Careers and Qualifications

If you love music and plan to make it your future job, the hardest part might not be deciding to go for it but choosing your perfect music career! There are tons of ways you can have a career in the music industry.

Jobs in the music industry range from technical to creative, from business and legal to therapist.

Below are some useful links to inspire you on your musical career:

Certificate for Music Educators 

To support the growing number of unqualified musicians working in music education, BPM has developed a Certificate for Music Educators (CME) level 4 qualification which will focus on several strands of workforce expertise in line with the strategic priorities for Bristol.

Find out more about The Inclusive Practitioner CME

More from Bristol Plays Music

We’re changing

On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon, and this means we’re changing too.

Bristol Plays Music is run by Bristol Music Trust, the charity that also runs the venue formerly known as Colston Hall. These two organisations will soon unite under one name: Bristol Beacon.

Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.

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