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The latest developments in the music education sector

MI Pro special focus on music education

MI Pro speak to some leading voices in music education to find out how brands and dealers can get involved with the sector and…

8th May 2015

General Election 2015: Which education MPs came up trumps?

Here is a full list of how our education MPs got on in the election: Nicky Morgan, education secretary, IN Morgan was…

8th May 2015

Apply to Making Music’s ‘Adopt a Composer’ project now

The Adopt a Composer scheme pairs amateur choirs, orchestras, and ensembles with a composer for one year. It is funded by the…

5th May 2015

Song writing competition for UK schools, colleges & universities

A free competition for students to write songs for Fidel the musical about Fidel Castro and the Cuban revolution is now launched…

29th Apr 2015

How do you memorise an entire symphony?

In a feat of musical memory, the Aurora Orchestra will perform Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony without printed scores at the BBC Proms 2015….

29th Apr 2015

Menuhin Competition 2016 opens for entries

The biennial Menuhin Competition comes to London in 2016, in partnership with Classic FM. And today, on what would have been the…

27th Apr 2015

Partnership project to improve cultural education in London

Almost £1m is being directed towards partnership initiatives that will generate new sources of funding linked to improved cultural education outcomes for…

27th Apr 2015

Advocacy and pedagogy in secondary school singing

Music as a school subject, it so often seems, retains its apparently perilous position in the school largely as a result of…

27th Apr 2015

Alfie Boe becomes patron of Blackburn with Darwen Music Education Hub

What does a celebrity patron bring to a charity? Famous names can generate a huge amount of interest for a charity, provided…

27th Apr 2015

Fantastic performance opportunities for ambitious young choirs with Gabrieli Roar

Gabrieli have just announced the re-launch of their choral training scheme, Gabrieli Roar, an ambitious project aimed at exceptional teenage singers. Since 2010…

23rd Apr 2015

Drake Music work with conductor James Rose on conducting baton

A blog posted by Gawain Hewitt, Associate National Manger: Research & Development stated “I’ve just had a meeting with James Rose where we were discussing…

22nd Apr 2015

Barnet Education Arts Trust Concert at Royal Albert Hall to be streamed live tomorrow @ 7pm

The concert will commemorate the birthdays of St George and William Shakespeare and include performances from over 1500 young people. The concert…

22nd Apr 2015