Professional Music Leadership

Educational Opportunities for Musicians

Learn about professional development opportunities for musicians.

Music Leadership Professional Development Program

Music Leadership Certification Program

The Music Leadership Certification Program (MLCP) is a three-year program that: Summons music leaders to their calling of music ministry, Enriches their service to Unitarian Universalist congregations, and Enhances their professional perspective and skills.

Learn more about the Music Leadership Certification Program

Continuing Education Grants for Music Ministers

The UUA offers Continuing Education Grants up to $500 annually to religious professionals seeking financial support for professional development or AUUMM membership. Grants are awarded each year on a rolling basis. Musicians with minimal professional expenses and/or with marginalized identities are especially encouraged to apply.

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Join the Association for UU Music Ministries

The Association for Unitarian Universalist Music Ministries supports music and worship arts professionals, leaders, and those they serve through advocacy, education, and inspiration.

Join the AUUMM

Music Internship Funding Request Template

Have you thought about supporting a Music Internship at your congregation? This funding request template may be a resource for you to initiate a Music Internship Program.

Funding Application Template for Music Ministry Internship (PDF)