Member institutions of Healthy Conservatoires are continually developing new and innovative approaches to enhance performers’ health and wellbeing. A selection are celebrated here.
Each case study highlights different ways that the eight items of the Healthy Conservatoires Wellbeing Framework can be addressed within institutional training to support the emotional, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, physical, social, and spiritual wellbeing of performers.
By developing equitable training practices and placing the student voice at the centre of teaching, the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama is working to support the intellectual, emotional, and social wellbeing of their neurodivergent students.
By championing the idea of the ‘performing artist-athlete’, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance is pioneering new research, services, and training methods to better prepare students for the physical demands of the profession.
The Royal College of Music’s Creative Careers Centre is recognised internationally for its innovative approach to supporting young musicians in their occupational, financial, and social development and wellbeing, helping to pave the way to a successful lifelong career in music.
By helping to develop musicians’ self-understanding through the use of Intelligent Behaviour Analytics®, the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire is working to support their student’s emotional, spiritual and social wellbeing.
The Junior Royal Academy of Music’s Healthy Young Musician programme provides the next generation of young musicians with the knowledge, awareness, and tools to support and enhance their health and wellbeing.