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Updates from the UK's music education sector

RSL Awards Partner with iRock

RSL Awards, global provider of qualifications in the creative and performing arts, today announced their partnership with iRock School of Music, which…

25th Jul 2022

Introducing Music Mark’s Autumn 2022 Programme of Events

As we begin a new academic year, we’ve shared some of our events we are looking forward to this Autumn term, from…

20th Jul 2022

Youth Champs 2023 details announced

Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced that next year’s National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain (Youth Champs), will take place…

18th Jul 2022

YolanDa Brown appointed Chair of the BPI

The BPI – the representative voice for independent and major record labels across the UK – is delighted to announce that its new Chair is…

15th Jul 2022

Germany’s Instrument of the Year 2022 – The Drum Kit

Every year, the German state music councils choose one “Instrument of the Year”. In 2021 the organ was celebrated, and this year…

14th Jul 2022

Learn to Play ’22 – Creating more music makers

Music for All’s flagship event Learn to Play will take place this year on 8 & 9 October. After consulting 2021 venues, this…

12th Jul 2022

Bridget's Blog

Updates from Music Mark's Chief Executive, Bridget Whyte

Bridget’s Blog on the refreshed National Plan for Music Education: How Refreshing!

Following Music Mark’s summit events for the sector on 29 June, CEO Bridget Whyte takes stock and reflects on her initial thoughts…

4th Jul 2022

Bridget’s blog: Embracing change with the Talk into Action conference series

Talk Into Action Conference Series: Save the Dates! 9 November – Bristol, MShed 14 November – London, Conway Hall 17 November –…

6th Jun 2022

Introducing….A Common Approach 2022

When we closed the Music Mark central office in London in 2020, one of the biggest decisions was what to do with…

3rd May 2022

Bridget’s Blog: Music, for goodness sake?

How we advocate for music is an ongoing discussion in the music education world. Should we celebrate music for its intrinsic value…

25th Apr 2022

Bridget’s Blog: An Easter break of music-making

As many colleagues head into the first week of their Easter Break (and for others they have just one more week to…

4th Apr 2022

Bridget’s Blog: Refreshing A Common Approach for 2022

When we cleared out the Music Mark office in the Autumn of 2020, we had a difficult decision to make; should we…

28th Mar 2022

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