Music Leadership

CPM - Program

Certified Practicing Musician* 

CPM - Program

​​​​Certified Practicing Musician*


*interchangeable terms with...

- Musicologist​

​- Music Teacher

- Music Therapist

- Music Engineer

​- etc.

- relates to high levels of music study in any of the following areas:


  • Performance
  • Research (Musicology) 
  • Teaching practice 
  • Music Industry 
  • Music Education 
  • Music Therapy / EAT


Registration is granted based on current skills and experience. 

Full registration is granted upon completion of the first stage of the CPM Program. 

Note:

A higher entry designation may also be granted to holders of higher-level qualifications.


CPM ~ First Stage

Pre-requisite: ACPM registration

Requirements: ​​

A written expose in the field of interest in addition to practicum via video.
Designation granted upon attainment: ​CPM

 Registered CPMs can:

  • examine their own students
  • become an affiliate (conduct Institute programs as part of their own professional practice). 


FCPM ~ Second Stage

Pre-requisite:  1 year or more as a registered CPM

Requirements: 

A reflective paper in the chosen field in addition to practicum via video
​Assessment is based on participation in the GAIN Leadership Program.

​Designation granted: FCPM​ 
Fellow of the CPM Program

Other Notes:

Referencing: 
Any referencing standard is acceptable (APA, MLA, et al).

Plagiarism:  
All submitted papers require prior ‘plagiarism checks’. 
Please note that the Institute follows up with various Plagiarism Checks of their own. 

Supervision:  
All submitted papers need to be certified as the unaided work of the candidate.​
Where such certification is unavailable a statutory declaration is required from the candidate.
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