2015 Music Teachers Training

The Course Details

The course is designed to groom prospective Music Trainers that will be of use to the Bayimba Cultural foundation music programs in the future. The participants will be taught reading and writing music, harmony (scales chords and their use), body percussion, composition, keyboard harmony, ensemble performance, teaching methodology and Research.

Who is this program for?

Music teachers who must play at least 1 Instrument western or traditional with live performance experience of at least 2 years either on the secular scene or in church (note that voice is an instrument). Those with voice as instrument must have experience of at least 4 years in live performance with some capacity to lead.


The training will take place from the 7th -13th April (half day training 2pm -5pm) 2015.


The Training will be at the Kampala Music School.


The training will be facilitated by Kaz Kasozi (Music Director at Bayimba Cultural Foundation) and Anita Asaasira (Assistant lecturer at the Department of Performing Arts and Film, Makerere University

As an educator, Kaz has conceived, designed & delivered various music, new media & multi-cultural art programs in schools & colleges in England for both youth and adults. He has also taught both privately and in institutions including being part of the Global Fusion Music & Arts team (UK) that devised & delivered an award winning music, film and multicultural training program [Africa 05] in 2005.Since 2007 Kaz has taught both privately and delivered music workshops and seminars in Uganda; from 2010 this has been done through the Bayimba Cultural Foundation teaching in different parts of the country. Kaz has sat on various panels in UK, Netherlands, Denmark and East Africa devising new methods of music training from which he has garnered some new ideas to approach music education in Uganda.

Anita Desire Asaasira is a graduate of Makerere University with Bachelor of Arts in Music and M.A Music (Ethnomusicology) degrees. Currently, Asaasira is an Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Performing Arts and Film, Makerere University teaching introduction to twentieth century music analysis, performance skills, basic skills in audio-visual archiving, and foundations of Ugandan popular music, choir performance, voice, percussion, and Ethnomusicology. She is also an instructor at the Africa Institute of Music where she teaches African Ensemble performance, xylophone and ethnomusicology.

How to apply?

You are required to apply for participation by completing and submitting the application form by 27th March 2015

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