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The latest developments in the music education sector

A letter to Welsh Minister for Education Kirsty Williams

Music Mark, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, Tŷ Cerrd and Anthem have today written to Welsh Minister for Education Kirsty Williams on behalf of the music education providers in Wales calling…

23rd Sep 2020

Award-winning YolanDa Brown to host Music Mark’s first digital Annual Conference

We reveal a TV-style studio, multiple channels, virtual exhibition and more as our flagship event goes fully digital for the first time….

18th Sep 2020

Early Bird Tickets for the Music Mark Digital Conference are on sale now

I’m delighted to announce that the Music Mark conference 2020 is happening online this year on Friday 20th November. The focus is…

8th Sep 2020

The 10 Things Schools Should Know About Music campaign – Bridget Whyte

“We mustn’t forget or underestimate the impact music has on our children” These words from a parent of a child involved in…

1st Sep 2020

Back to school, back to singing

Sing Up’s Michelle James on specially commissioned guidance from Professor Martin Ashley on singing in schools during COVID-19. Sing Up and Music…

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #10 Music Builds Life Skills

“I absolutely cannot stress enough how important music (and the arts) are in schools. It gives the opportunity to create and massively…

24th Aug 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #9 Music is for Everybody

“Music is totally inclusive for all our children. I’ve had two children who sang before they spoke and I think that says…

18th Aug 2020

#CanDoMusic launched today!

The ISM, Music Mark and the Music Teachers’ Association (MTA) have launched a UK-wide campaign #CanDoMusic. This campaign, launched as schools return…

11th Aug 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #8 Music Underpins Better Behaviour

“Schools provide an ideal environment for promoting good emotional wellbeing and identifying early behaviour changes and signs of mental distress.” From Young…

11th Aug 2020

Music Education Hub Support Programme 2020-21

We know that Covid-19 has provided huge, unprecedented challenges for Music Education Hubs, which is why we’re launching the Music Education Hub…

4th Aug 2020

Update for the Music Mark Membership

Your Music Mark team is working hard over the summer to get answers and help for you.  Conversations with Arts Council England,…

30th Jul 2020

10 Things Schools Should Know About Music: #6 Music Fosters Team Working

In our 10 Things Schools Should Know About Music booklet we celebrate the ways in which music fosters team working. Playing in…

27th Jul 2020