Closed: Insight Day for Careers in Music

British Army

Available Between

2 hour session 10:00-12:00

Calling all aspiring musicians who want to know more about music careers!

The Army is the largest employer of full time musicians in the UK. Our musicians have a diverse and fulfilling career, playing in contemporary ensembles, string orchestras, jazz bands, brass bands, marching bands and more - at many of the UK’s highest profile occasions.

Join Army Music for an insight into the life of professional musicians including:

  • Interviews with musicians
  • Practical session on the psychology of music: controlling nerves for auditions and performance.
  • Mini-masterclass: right practice – how to squeeze the most out of instrument practice time.
You should come prepared to interact with the tasks, quiz our musicians and take part in our virtual mini master classes. If you are interested in a vocation with music performance at its heart, this insight course is for you!We are interested in working with musicians from any background, who have played any style of music or type of instrument (including vocals) - there is no minimum grade requirement nor prior knowledge of the Army.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding how the organisation operates
Career Development Workshop
Goal setting
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Interview skills
Professional Etiquette
Giving presentations

Great For Students Who Are:

Interested in learning industry basics
Willing to learn

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
What instrument/s do you play? (This can include singing) If you could learn another instrument, what would it be?

Have you got any experience of performing for an audience? If so can you give examples. What has been your most challenging performance and why?

Do you know anything about Army Music?