The SSPDT Music Enterprise Award is a framework that helps pipers raise funds, in enterprising ways, to buy their own set of pipes.
In doing so, young pipers build work and life skills such as teamwork, preparation and planning, ability to communicate professionally, taking initiative, and managing finances.
A local mentor supports the young pipers, and collects evidence of the skills that they learn and harness during the Award.
Pipers can take up to 18 months to complete the Award.
Once a young piper owns their own set of pipes they are set for a lifetime of music-making and enjoyment beyond school years. Pipers who are students will be able to help fund their studies using the skills they learn during the Music Enterprise Award.
Young pipers can take part in the Award if:
There are two ways that a young piper can engage with the Music Enterprise Award:
For more information, take a look at the handbook which pupils taking part in the Award will be working to:
Once signed up for the Award, pupils will be given their own printed handbook. Local mentors will be provided with additional guidelines and information.
To arrange a conversation with someone from SSPDT about the Music Enterprise Award, please contact [email protected]