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CPD and Training

Charanga is committed to working with teachers, schools and partners to ensure young people’s musical learning and experiences are positive. the Music Professional programme for instrumental and vocal instructors is highly respected and includes a CPD and training offer. You can obtain a licence by contacting us or by emailing

Your National CPD & Training Manager

Martin Thomson

Charanga’s CPD & Training Manager for Scotland, Martin Thomsom, also provides personalised support and guidance. An RSAMD graduate, Martin is an accomplished arranger, composer and music instructor for over 35 years. In addition to teaching and performing professionally all over Scotland, Martin is a Master Instructor for Avid Sibelius and Musical Director of the City of Glasgow Wind Orchestra and East Dunbartonshire Schools’ Concert Band.