• 10 things schools should know about learning music
  • 1. Music boosts pupil and social development
  • 2. Music improves learning skills
  • 3. Music fosters team working
  • 4. Music builds life skills
  • 5. Music underpins better behaviour
  • 6. Music encourages creativity
  • 7. Music is for life
  • 8. Music is an educational building block
  • 9. Music is fun
  • 10. Music is for everyone

Meet our Patron - conductor Charles Hazlewood

Photo of Music Mark Patron Charles Hazlewood"I was thrilled to be invited to be the first Patron of The UK Association for Music Education - Music Mark and which I accept with delight. It is a privilege to be a part of this new organisation which builds upon the illustrious pasts of the Federation of Music Services and the National Association of Music Educators and looks forward with vision, ambition and a huge range of talent and skill amongst its membership"...read more

BBC Learning Zone and Music Mark

The BBC have created some fantastic music education films as part of the BBC Learning Zone. Topics include Composing, Composers, Technology and Celebrities’ Classical favourites.

These are valuable resources for primary schools, secondary schools, and everyone interested in music education...read more

Get involved with Peer-to-Peer: by teachers, for teachers

reaching out cover imagePeer-to-Peer is a new, invigorating and fully-subsidised CPD programme conceived, created and delivered by outstanding classroom practitioners and school leaders for KS3 teachers - register now

Join Our School Programme

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Our School Development and Support Programme provides a framework for improving the quality of music in schools, within and beyond the curriculum - join now!

Latest Music News

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014
The sound of excitable children squealing with joy fills the auditorium of the Royal...read more
Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014
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Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014
Wi-Fi network aiming to raise $250k on crowdfunding site Kickstarter from pre-orders of...read more
Monday, 14 Apr 2014
Following the controversial 2010 study in Indianapolis, researchers in Paris invite ten...read more
Monday, 14 Apr 2014
Five musicians have taken legal action against the National Theatre after being stripped...read more
Monday, 14 Apr 2014
Members of the public feel that public funding of the arts should primarily be used to...read more

The UK Association for Music Education

Music Mark
Suite 23
Tulip House
70 Borough High Street

  • Charity Number: 1118542
  • Company Number: 6134823
link to ABRSM website
link to Yamaha Music Education website