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The latest developments in the music education sector

Manifestos vary in commitment to the arts

All bar UKIP affirm the value of the arts and culture in society, but only The Greens commit to increased funding and…

21st Apr 2015

Don’t Stop the Music campaign taken on by ISM and MIA

The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and Music Industries Association (MIA) have announced they will ‘work in association’ on the Don’t Stop…

21st Apr 2015

ABRSM and Music Mark strengthen partnership to support music education

Schools across the country will benefit from School Membership, a new strand of Music Mark membership sponsored by ABRSM, which will support…

21st Apr 2015

Hello from Darren Henley at Arts Council England

Arts Council England have published the first blog from their new Chief Executive – Darren Henley “It’s my first day at Arts Council England…

20th Apr 2015

2 day event with music industry experts for Scottish Musicians aged under 21

Aspiring young Scottish musicians are being urged to register for a new two-day event at The Arches, Glasgow this summer, which will…

15th Apr 2015

BBC Music Day – A Nationwide Celebration of Music on Friday 5 June 2015

Today BBC Music announces the inaugural BBC Music Day – a nationwide celebration of music. On Friday 5 June 2015, BBC Music…

15th Apr 2015

Education Policies from the Labour Manifesto

The Labour Party has issued its pre-election manifesto, Britain Can Be Better. The policies in the area of education which it outlines…

15th Apr 2015

Is there someone in your community you want to nominate as a local music champion?

The BBC is launching BBC Music Day’s Unsung Heroes, a UK wide search for individuals who have made or are continuing to…

15th Apr 2015

Report shows that Music teachers are sceptical about online tuition

Music teachers are more sceptical than most other tutors about the idea of online tuition, a report has revealed. The Tutor Pages, an…

14th Apr 2015

Innovative study in school assesses impact of different kinds of music in schools

TEENAGE girls are being provided with soundtracks for learning in an innovative study to assess the impact of different kinds of music…

13th Apr 2015

The 4-hole oc wins ‘Best Music Education Product’ at the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence

The 4-hole Oc® from Ocarina Workshop® was announced as the first winner in the new category of ‘Best Music Education Product’ at the recent…

13th Apr 2015

Youth Music awards £6.8m of funding to education projects across the UK

Youth Music has announced new grant awards worth £6.8m as part of its recently refreshed grants programme. The charity has awarded funding to…

13th Apr 2015