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BBE statement on the COVID-19 pandemic

During the course of the last 48 hours, Brass Bands England (BBE) has received calls from across the banding world about events…

13th Mar 2020

NYCGB Announces Annual Audition Dates and Exciting Plans Ahead for the National Youth Choir in 2020/21

The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) has announced details of its annual auditions for the flagship National Youth Choir in…

9th Mar 2020

ABRSM Making Music 2020 Teacher Survey – Have your say!

ABRSM is running an important teacher survey between 24 February and 24 April, as part of the latest edition of its established…

6th Mar 2020

International Women’s Day: NYJO’s Emerging Female Jazz Artists

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2020 Music Mark spoke to NYJO about the work they’ve been doing with emerging female jazz…

5th Mar 2020

The Open University invites applicants for MA in Music

The Open University music department is delighted to invite applications for its innovative MA in music, which you can study from anywhere….

3rd Mar 2020

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