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Trainings, Courses and Workshops

Read more about the various courses I give throughout Europe and Latin America about community building and development through sound and play!

Here you can see the list of all past courses and trainings I have given in the subject

I've had the pleasure of working with amazing institutions like Musicians Without Borders for their projects: Welcome Notes with the 2 times per year Training: Mit Musik Gemeinschaft erleben / Community Music Training - Ein 5-Tage-Seminar des Projektes IN.DI.E Musik and Landesmusikakademie NRW where we focus on MWB's approach to community music and the work with people on the move. But also with the project Soy Música in El Salvador and The Music Bus in The Netherlands.

I've also had the privilege of giving workshops, trainings and courses for institutions like:

  • Kölner Philharmonie, Germany

  • UdK University of Arts Berlin

  • Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Germany

  • Offene Jazz Haus Schule Köln, Germany

  • Landesmusikrat NRW Germany

  • Community Music Netzwerk Germany

  • Music Mark London

  • Sound Connections London

  • All Stars Project London

  • Mit Mach Musik Berlin

  • Tontalente e.V. Lübeck, Germany

  • Surrey Arts UK

  • Colombian Youth Philaharmonic

  • Play Perform Learn Grow Conference in Greece

  • YEPP Europe

  • Sängerjugend im ChorVerband Nordrhein-Westfalen e.V. Germany

  • Staats-und Domchor Berlin & Sing-Akademie zu Berlin

  • Amadeus Lyceum Vleuten, The Netherlands

  • Cultuur 19 - Leidsche Rijn, The Netherlands

  • Musikhochschule Lübeck (Music Conservatory Lübeck), Germany

I also bring many multi-disciplinary elements to my practice and my courses like play, improv theatre, dance, performance and installation.

I give courses, workshops and trainings based own my own methodology and approach to community work, personal development, and community music on a very praxis oriented and playful learning manner.

These are some of the subjects I train in:

  • Community Drumming and Drum Circle

  • Youth and Community Songwriting

  • Songwriting in connection with Human Rights and Children's Rights

  • Community Singing / Juan's "Singing without noticing it" approach

  • Community Building through Music and Play

  • Pedagogy and Social Transformation / Inclusive Music Pedagogics

  • Climate engagement through music and play

  • Music in the Social Work

  • Community music as an artistic approach

Music in the Social Work

"Unlocking the Power of Music and Technology in Social Work: My Experience Teaching a Digital Music Seminar at the Musikhochschule Lübeck (Music Conservatory Lübeck), Germany.

Discover how I combined my passion for music education and social work in a digital seminar that focused on creating engaging and creative online music learning opportunities. From playful approaches to music in the digital space to teaching and learning strategies, I share my insights and experience in this fulfilling and rewarding journey. Read on to learn how digital platforms can be used to motivate and inspire others, and how you can apply these ideas to your future projects." Click here to read the full story

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