21st Century Workforce: Britten Pears Arts (BPA) Future Leaders’ Learning Retreat

10 – 15 January 2024

At Britten Pears Arts we are committed to building a music industry that is democratic, inclusive, holistic and accessible to all; enabling everyone’s right to a vibrant cultural life.

We believe that one of the levers for change is a fresh approach to leadership – so we want to help shape the future of the music industry by investing in emerging leaders in the field.

Britten Pears Arts’ Future Leaders’ Learning Retreat is our first programme designed to address this vision. We are delighted to be able to offer it free of charge. We are eager to learn from this initial cohort and to develop and refine the offer in response to your experience.

Who is this learning retreat for?

Early to mid-career professionals in any aspect of the music industry who share our vision and want to strengthen your leadership values, sense of agency and skills in a creative, facilitated, peer-learning environment. You might work as a producer, programmer, manager, agent, director, education lead or administrator in the subsidised, commercial or education sectors, and in a large or small organisation.

What will happen?

Facilitated by Katherine Zeserson, this residential learning retreat will encompass collective and individual structured reflection, creative activities, focused discussions, vision-building, skills-sharing, top tips, shared meals, walks and guest speaker.

Details of the event

The event will take place 10 – 15 January 2024 at Britten Pears Arts at Snape Maltings. All accommodation and food will be provided. There will also be a follow-up half-day zoom session on 15th May, two individual coaching sessions and a live group wrap-up event on 25 – 26 July. Participants should be able to attend all elements.

How to apply

Participants should complete this form to put themselves forward to be considered. Eight places are available. Deadline is 27 October 2023.