About

Current clients/programmes
National Opera Studio - Project Consultant, Diverse Voices
West Midlands Virtual Schools - Network Coordinator, Artslink

Arts Connect - School Networks Coordinator, Arts Ambassadors

Sing for Pleasure - Events Development Manager

National Teachers' Choir - Founder and General Manager
Other recent clients/programmes
Royal Opera House - Music Hub partnerships consultant
Ex Cathedra - educational resource producer
Ninestiles Teaching School Alliance - Leader, Senior Leadership Development Programme

Inspire Music - Singing Strategy Audit Tool developer & consultant

Blackburn with Darwin Music Education Hub - External Evaluator

Cornwall Music Education Hub - singing strategy consultant
National Teachers' Choir - Founder and General Manager
Ambition School Leadership - External Assessor
Sing Up - Consultant, Music Hubs
Arts Council England - Music Education Hubs Advisor
Previous full-time roles
Ambition School Leadership (nee Teaching Leaders) - Regional Director, Midlands

2012 - 2015

Sing Up - Programme Director

2007 - 2011

MusicLeader West Midlands - Regional Director

2005 - 2007

CBSO - Chorus & Projects Manager

1999 - 2005

 

Voices in the City Festival - General Manager

1995-1999

Other positions held
Music Education Council - member, Singing Working Group
2015 - present
The Royal Philharmonic Society - RPS Awards Juror, Learning & Participation Award

2013 - 2015

 

The Aarya Foundation - Trustee

2011 - 2015

Kings Heath Primary School - Governor

2009 - 2014

Singer - Ex Cathedra, CBSO SO Vocal, Lauda Chamber Choir
Skills & Qualifications
Qualifications
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Arts Administration – City University

  • BA Honours Music – University of York

  • ABRSM Grade 8 – Piano and Bassoon

 

CPD
  • Coaching Skills run by Teach First/Beyond Now (2012)

  • Action Learning Facilitation Skills run by the Cultural Leadership Programme (2010-11)

  • ICA Facilitation Skills run by ICA (2010)

  • Media Training run by Think Again Media (2009)

  • Clore Leadership Programme Short [2-week] Course (2007)

  • Strategic Marketing Planning course run by Audiences Central (2005)

  • Media Training run by ITV Central (2004)

  • Graduate of Common Purpose, a year-long programme of activities for future leaders (2002)

 

Awards
  • Sing Up won the Royal Philharmonic Society's Learning & Participation Award (2012)

  • Finalist, Birmingham Young Professional of the Year (2005)

  • Douglas Le Vicki Arts Festival Trophy, for the student considered to have made the most significant contribution to High Wycombe Music Centre (1990)

© 2015 Baz Chapman.