INTERNSHIP SCHEME

The Founder-Director of the English Music Festival is currently offering part-time internships of a minimum of six months. These can commence at any point during the year. The work will average between 5 and 12 hours a week (depending partly on the amount of time the intern has available) and can be done from home, although occasional meetings in London or Oxfordshire with the Director might be necessary.

 

Although this is a voluntary post, all expenses incurred in the discharge of the intern’s duties will be fully reimbursed.

 

This internship would be especially appropriate for those wishing to begin a career in arts, concert management or PR. Benefits include:

 

  • The opportunity to be involved with the running and management of a prestigious music festival
  • Establishing contacts with artists and agents
  • Establishing contacts with other festivals and concert organisations
  • Familiarisation with the funding bodies and sponsors involved in the arts
  • Establishing contacts with journalists and critics
  • The opportunity to develop projects on an autonomous basis in line with the Festival’s vision

 

We strongly encourage past interns to remain involved with the Festival and are delighted that previous participants in this scheme have returned as volunteers or staff at Festivals long after their internship ended. Many have also gone on to careers in the worlds of music publishing, performance and academia.

 

Please download the Internship Scheme information document using the link below for full details of the Scheme, the opportunities available and the benefits it offers.

 

To apply for a place on the EMF Internship Scheme, please use the link below to download the Intern Application Form, complete it and send it to us by post to Em Marshall-Luck, Founder-Director, The English Music Festival, PO Box 123, Clunton, Craven Arms, SY7 7BP, or by email to em.marshall-luck@englishmusicfestival.org.uk, along with a copy of your CV. The form is an interactive PDF and so can be completed in any standard PDF viewer; or, if you prefer, it can be printed and filled in by hand.

 

 

 

 

LATEST NEWS

We are delighted to announce the programme for the 2022 May EMF. This year, the Festival is scheduled to return to Oxfordshire, with events held in the glorious surroundings of Dorchester Abbey as well as at the Silk Hall at Radley College and the historic All Saints’ Church at Sutton Courtenay. The full programme, with details of venues, works and artists, is available on this page. Public booking is now open, with tickets available through our online Box Office and by post.

Booking for the 2022 May Festival is now open to all. We are delighted to offer a discount of 10% on all ticket prices for residents local to Dorchester-on-Thames and these special prices can be accessed by completing the postcode check on the landing page of our online Box Office. Please click here to book your tickets online; we also offer booking by post.

A very warm “thank you” to all who helped with the Christmas Concerts in Corbridge: to the community at St Andrew’s Church for welcoming us to their beautiful building and for making such a wonderful setting available to us; to the artists, for their superbly uplifting performances; to the volunteers who worked so tirelessly to help ensure the smooth running of the event; and, as always, to our audiences, for their heart-warming support and appreciation.

If you would like more details about our Friends’ Scheme, please follow this link to our ‘Friends’ Scheme’ page for a description of the tiers and their benefits, together with information about how to join.