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Learn to Play Day 2020 – Opportunity to participate

The opportunity is here for your organisation to participate in this wonderful musical initiative – Learn to Play Day. It will give…

27th Feb 2020

Bumper Youth Champs entry inspires Dave Benson Phillips’ Trombone dream

After the introduction of the redesigned National Youth Brass Band Championships in 2019, this year has seen a recent record of 36…

27th Feb 2020

Lancashire Youth Symphony Orchestra Celebrates 50th Anniversary in 2020!

The Lancashire Youth Symphony Orchestra (LYSO) is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2020. To mark this special anniversary on the 14th and…

25th Feb 2020

National Open Youth Orchestra Centre for Birmingham

A progression route for talented young disabled musicians in the Midlands is being offered for the first time.  Town Hall Symphony Hall,…

10th Feb 2020

Drake Music calls for an end to the justification of excluding practice in music education

A new paper looking at inclusive practice in music education has been released this week by Drake Music, a national charity which…

7th Feb 2020

Talented Young North East Singers Offered Inspirational Singing Experience

Talented Young North East Singers Offered Inspirational Singing Experience with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain More than 60 talented young…

4th Feb 2020

Pianos in Libraries…..shhhh..surely not!

Libraries are increasingly working to position themselves as creative hubs for local communities. One of the most innovative ways libraries are now…

4th Feb 2020

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain announces composers joining their Young Composer Scheme

National Youth Choirs of Great Britain announces Four Talented Young Composers Chosen to Create Innovative New Music for Vocal Ensembles National Youth…

31st Jan 2020

National Children’s Orchestras welcomes Louise Mitchell as new Chair of Trustees

National Children’s Orchestras (NCO), the music charity that inspires young musicians aged 7 to 14 years old to achieve their full potential…

29th Jan 2020

THE MUSICIANS’ COMPANY: THE MORTIMER MEDAL

Each year The Worshipful Company of Musicians awards its Mortimer Medal to someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the UK…

29th Jan 2020

Breaking boundaries to classical music with SEND pupils

Kidenza brings the concert hall to the classroom for children with complex disabilities. Chailey, East Sussex: The Kidenza Orchestra wowed a very…

29th Jan 2020

BBE announces new Treasurer

Brass Bands England (BBE) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Marie Bedford as a member of the Board of Trustees…

22nd Jan 2020

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