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The latest developments in the music education sector

Composition Competition to publish student work

A new composition competition, hosted by Durham University Brass Band and supported by Durham Music Shop and Steve Robson, is set to…

16th Jun 2020

Music Unlocked: Guidance for Schools and Music Providers as the lockdown eases.

“The vital role of music and the wider arts in supporting mental health, social engagement, and learning in children is well recognised…

3rd Jun 2020

Creating the Ensemble experience remotely: Lincolnshire’s “We’re Still Standing” project

One of the major challenges for those of us working in Music Education is recreating the youth group ensemble experience, a frustration…

22nd May 2020

Ensemble Rehearsals and Performances After Lockdown

Coronavirus (COVID-19) raises specific concerns for orchestras and choirs who rehearse together in close proximity, with many questions being asked about what’s…

22nd May 2020

Call for Further Content for Music Mark Conference 2020

Following a brilliant response to our call for content for the Music Mark Conference earlier in the year, we are now calling…

6th May 2020

Subject associations respond to surge in demand for home learning support

Subject associations are experiencing a surge in demand for practical resources to support home learning as schools close to all but the…

What steps can you take to preserve mental resilience and support a team when working from home during a crisis?

By practicing daily wellbeing and resilience techniques, personal to you, you can create more clarity of thought and engage calmly and creatively…

15th Apr 2020

Zoom and Online Safeguarding in the age of Cornavirus COVID-19

As the UK lockdown continues, the education community is increasingly required to develop their online offer. The platform Zoom is being widely…

Good News Stories at a Difficult Time

Following drastic curbing measures in a bid to slow the spread of Coronavirus, the country has spent the last few weeks facing extraordinary challenges. The recent closure of schools has raised many questions…

Music Mark publishes guidance to completing the DfE’s Consultation on the National Plan for Music Education

On the  24th February 2020 a group of CEOs and senior managers from across the Music Education and Industry met together to discuss the…

Music Mark & ISM write to the Secretary of State for Education

Alongside the ISM we’ve written to the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson about Hub Funding. We wrote, You will know…

21st Feb 2020

Music Mark: Our Vision and Mission

   ‘I would teach children music, physics and philosophy, but most importantly music’ – Plato Music Mark believes that over 2,000 years…

14th Feb 2020

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