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Hub applications now open to join AYM Furthering Talent programme

Applications are now open to become one of five new Hubs joining Awards for Young Musicians (AYM) Furthering Talent programme in 2020….

17th Oct 2019

NYOGB changes the game for UK’s young orchestral musicians through NYO Inspire

 The National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain takes a stand for music education in the state sector and opens NYO Inspire applications…

11th Oct 2019

“Arts and culture can heal division”. We caught up with our conference Keynote, MEP Magid Magid

In the run up to our Annual Conference 2019, dedicated to the theme of Partnership, Collaboration and Enterprise, we are asking delegates…

26th Sep 2019

Call for Youth Voice Resource Invitation

‘Listening Before Telling’ MusicNet East: Changing Tunes (based at Hertfordshire Music Service) is interested to develop a resource that explores how responding…

25th Sep 2019

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