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Risk to teachers’ jobs and access to music education as hub funding not confirmed

Network of 121 music education hubs and jobs of more than 12,000 peripatetic music teachers at risk Current funding settlement for music…

BBC’s Bring the Noise puts music at the heart of learning

New BBC campaign, Bring the Noise, to inspire children to become musicians and discover the joys of music-making Zara Larsson, Nile Rodgers,…

17th Sep 2019

Trust arts programme receives £110,000 funding from Youth Music

Youth Music has awarded rb&harts, an arts programme based at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, £109,940 to give people aged 0-25 better…

3rd Sep 2019

Brass Bands and Wellbeing: Brand New Evidence!

Researchers from the University of Sheffield’s Music and Wellbeing Unit have just released a detailed report on the benefits and challenges of…

26th Jun 2019

Music for a Clean Air Day

Portsmouth Music Hub is playing its part in the UK’s Clean Air Day with two new songs that put an ‘energy-saving’ spotlight…

20th Jun 2019

Stormzy, Mozart and all that Jazz – Huntington School can do it all

Words and photos by Stephanie Kennedy   Secondary School Music is currently in crisis. There are falling numbers of students taking up…

7th Jun 2019

Happier staff = happier students. Music Mark talks wellbeing maths with Rachel Pink

As Music Mark prepares for its upcoming Leadership Development Programme session on Staff Wellbeing this June 18th, we caught up with Rachel…

31st May 2019

Young Poets Changing The World

Why would a Music Hub, which is committed to providing musical opportunities for children and young people, start dabbling in poetry? It’s…

24th May 2019

Fukushima children change their world through music

On April 1st 2019 at 7.30pm the Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta, 50 young musicians who survived the earthquake and tsunami in 2011, will…

11th Mar 2019

Portsmouth Music Hub releases film for One World Environmental campaign

Portsmouth Music Hub has released its latest film as part of its One World Environmental campaign. The film called Pollution Revolution, which…

1st Feb 2019

A place with no borders – the power of singing in Luton Schools

Words and photos by Stephanie Kennedy   “It wasn’t always like this”, they tell me, as we sit round cups of tea,…

“Where words fail, music speaks up for our students’ learning needs”

“I love walking around our school and hearing all the music playing and people singing all the time!” Year 4 Student  …

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