Mentors Needed! Support Women and Gender Expansive Youth!!!
ORGANIZATION: Boston Raising Powerful Musicians
Please visit the new page to apply.
GRCB is an organization that seeks to empower girls, women, and gender-expansive youths and adults to believe in themselves by building a supportive community that fosters self-expression, confidence, and collaboration through music education and performance.
Apart of our mission is providing spaces for youth and adults to have fun, be themselves and make music! This year GRCB's Summer Sessions are back! Youth will learn an instrument, form a band, write a song and perform that song all in one week!
As a Band Coach, you will be teamed up with a partner and together you will work with a band of musicians who are collaborating on writing, playing, and arranging a song for a final Showcase performance at a local music venue! In addition to coaching the band musically, you will guide them through an entire weekend of workshops including t-shirt silkscreening, band photos, and more!
Band Coaches must meet the following requirements to apply:
* Basic knowledge and be able to play or be well acquainted with at least one of the five instrument groups taught (drums, bass, voice, guitar, keys).
Other preferred, but not required, competencies include:
* Experience with mentor/mentorship and team-building.
* Experience with writing and/or performing an original song with a band.
Preview of a Summer Session Week:
Sunday: Mandatory Volunteer Orientation
Saturday: Showcase performance
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Boston Raising Powerful Musicians
PO Box 301526, JAMAICA PLAIN, MA 02130, US
Boston Raising Powerful Musicians (BRPM) empowers girls, women, and gender-expansive youths and adults to believe in themselves by building a supportive community that fosters self-expression, confidence, and collaboration through music education and performance.
Boston Raising Powerful Musicians (BRPM) works to eradicate all the limiting myths about music and gender by helping girls, women and gender expansive youth and adults to speak up, sing out, and make a lot of noise!
In a world that frequently minimizes these voices, BRPM believes in creating an enriching and supportive environment that celebrates our core values: Expression, Creativity, Collaboration, Inclusivity and Joy
BRPM is a volunteer-driven music education and mentorship organization that offers innovative and transformative programming to over 230 girls and youth with marginalized gender identities, ages 8 to 17, in the Boston area each year.
Our programming leverages hands-on music education and performance as vehicles to encourage confidence and collaboration while fostering creativity, self-expression, and social impact.
Youth Summer Sessions
BEATS, after-school program
Youth Activism Project
Each program is facilitated by women and gender-expansive adults who guide participants in instrument instruction, band formation, song composition, and performance. No musical experience is necessary to attend; BRPM provides all instruments and equipment.
Multiple locations Boston, MA 02118
April 4, 2023
- Keyboard Instrument
- Percussion Instrument
- String Instrument
- Must be at least 19
- Orientation or Training
- Late afternoons/evenings Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Showcase Sunday Night