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The latest developments in the music education sector

New Chief Executive of Music Mark Appointed

Message from Music Mark Chair, James Dickinson: I am delighted to announce that after an exciting and challenging interview process Music Mark Trustees…

3rd Jul 2017

Learn Music London puts parents in touch with local music-making opportunities

On March 20th 2017, two leading music education organisations, ABRSM and Music Mark, launched a first of its kind website to enable…

21st Mar 2017

New report reveals positive impacts of In Harmony Liverpool on Early Years Education

The report, by evaluation consultant Susanne Burns with input from clinical psychologist Michael Galbraith outlines the positive impacts of the transformational music…

8th Dec 2016

Music-making programme supports children facing tough circumstances to develop their talents

Awards for Young Musicians (AYM), an organisation helping young people from low-income backgrounds to progress musically, has been awarded funding for the…

7th Dec 2016

Music Education Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the Music Education Council Music Education Awards 2016 has been announced. It follows MEC’s announcement on 9 November of…

7th Dec 2016

A new Sing Up Foundation

As part of its 10th Birthday celebrations, Sing Up has announced that it will be creating a new charity – the Sing…

5th Dec 2016

Ofsted Annual Report 2015/16: education, early years and skills

Ofsted has published its Annual Report (the last from HMCI, Sir Michael Wilshaw). The report looks at the evidence and findings on…

5th Dec 2016

Sound Connections’ Training Programme for Group Teaching Survey

Sound Connections is currently working on behalf of a music education organisation in order to understand in greater depth the needs and…

1st Dec 2016

Creative Higher Education Providers Contribute More Than £8 Billion To UK Economy

Creative-focused universities, colleges and institutions contribute £8.4bn and over 310,000 jobs to the UK economy. A new report into the economic impact of these…

1st Dec 2016

RPS Awards open on 28th November 2016

The Royal Philharmonic Society Awards open for nominations on Monday, 28th November 2016. RPS wants to receive nominations from all over the UK and…

25th Nov 2016

Award success for Ten Pieces

Congratulations to the BBC Ten Pieces team for winning two awards – a Children’s BAFTA and an RTS North West Award. Read…

25th Nov 2016

Music and football share the stage

Communities in the West End of Newcastle starred in their own life stories alongside Royal Northern Sinfonia at St James’ Park. ‘We,…

25th Nov 2016

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