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Benefits of Music Education

Music Mark’s Summer Summit drives forward the national debate on the future of music education

Over 200 delegates attended Music Mark’s Summer Summit Tuesday June 26th.  Hub leads, Music Service staff and a range of representatives from…

27th Jun 2018

Rap Tuition: Spitting bars, and wisdom, with Burnt Mill Academy

by Stephanie Kennedy Whether it’s disinformation or straight-up prejudice, Hip Hop has maintained its air of dangerous mystique since it started infiltrating…

Music Mark CEO Bridget Whyte considers future of National Plan for Music Education

At a meeting I attended recently a civil servant from the DfE stated ‘our intensions are to fund Music Education Hubs onto…

4th May 2018

Music that heals – A photo essay into the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital

Rhythmix created the “Wishing Well” Music in Healthcare programme in 2013 to bring live music-making activities right to the bedsides of children…

27th Apr 2018

Teachwire publish WCET report commissioned by Music Mark

We are delighted to see Teachwire publish their article on the benefits of WCET in KS2, based on the invaluable research lead…

23rd Mar 2018

Herefordshire Music Service examine the benefits of Music Education beyond music itself

Correlation, Causation, Coincidence? by Cliff Woollard, Head of Herefordshire Music Service We all know the benefits that Music Education brings beyond music…

16th Feb 2018

Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason is just what classical music needs

Chi-chi Nwanoku MBE reflects on the importance of music education for all pupils. Click here to read the article.

18th May 2016

The Importance of Music Education

What if there was one activity that could benefit every student in every school across the nation? An activity that could improve…

18th Apr 2016

Study shows that arts participation benefits young children with autism

A review of 18 peer-reviewed studies about arts participation, published between 2000 and 2015, adds to the growing evidence about how arts participation…

4th Jan 2016

How music helps your child’s brain grow

Kinderling Radio in Australia spoke to Anita Collins, Professor in Neuroscience and Child Education at the University of Canberra, recently, about how…

20th Nov 2015

The Benefits of the Ukulele on Kids’ Attitudes

Are you afraid you’re raising a little delinquent? Is your eight- or nine-year-old lacking in sympathy for others, and unwilling to provide…

17th Nov 2015

Is music good for your child’s future?

We all know, instinctively, that music is good for us, and for our children. Who can deny the affect that music has…

17th Nov 2015

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