Music Therapy Course - Hip Hop Applications: Enriching Your Practice Through Hip Hop

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Are you interested in using Hip Hop music to enrich your music therapy, teaching or social work practice? Join VCA-MCM’s Hip Hop Applications short course in July to learn more.

Located at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, this practical two-day short course aims to provide professionals with a foundational understanding of Hip Hop culture, and practical skills and strategies for enriching practice in the fields of therapy, social work, education, community work, and similar fields (or anyone who is interested in learning more about this area).

With a specific focus on music, attendees will work with local and international members of the Hip Hop community, including Neil Morris, A/Prof Michael Viega, Dr Elliot Gann (aka PhilthyDrummond), Rob Tremlett (Mantra), Mary Quinsacara, Akimera Burckhardt-Bedeau, Davey Norris (aka Dizz1), Christos Athanasiadis (aka DJ Daily) and Dr Alexander Crooke.      

These artists and scholars will share both their experiences and expertise in working with and through Hip Hop to enrich the lives of individuals and communities, and share their own processes for creating Hip Hop beats, and writing rhymes.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) criteria are taken into consideration in the development of this course.  Individual assessment of eligibility with employer could be sought.   

This course will include:

  • Overview and Introduction to Hip Hop music, history, culture and major styles
  • Case studies in education, social/community work and therapeutic settings
  • Practical workshops focussing on the basics of creating Hip Hop music

Book now to secure your place in this unique course.

How to apply

Essential Information

9.00am - 5.00pm
Friday and Saturday
28 July - 29 July 2017
No prior experiece required


Early Bird  $270  (Closes 16 June 2017)
Full Fees  $300


For further information please contact:


T: +61 3 8344 6951

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