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Three-year partnership will create inspirational choral opportunities for secondary school students in Nottinghamshire

The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB), Nottinghamshire Music Hub (NMH) and the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham (TRCH)…

6th May 2016

Feeling Music, the music project for Newham’s deaf & partially-hearing young people

Newham Music’s Feeling Music project provides high-quality music provision for deaf and partially-hearing children and young people in and outside of schools…

3rd Mar 2016

All our children deserve a rich cultural education; not all of them are getting it

Peter Bazalgette, the chairman of Arts Council England, argues that ‘all pupils should have the opportunity to create, compose, and perform their…

9th Feb 2016

Sing Up introduces a new membership for secondary schools

Sing Up, the organisation with an 8-year history of supporting singing in primary schools, has launched a new membership package for secondary…

8th Feb 2016

Portsmouth & Southampton Music Hub host Solent Cultural Conference

Educational professionals and music teachers from all over the country came to Portsmouth on Friday 5th February for the annual Solent Cultural…

5th Feb 2016

Noise from the Next Generation – Nottingham Music Hub’s Competition Returns

Noise from the Next Generation, organised by Nottingham Music Hub, gives opportunities to young people, aged 11-19 to show off their talent…

3rd Feb 2016

Ed Vaizey: ‘no excuse’ for lack of diversity in British orchestras

British orchestras must make “a real step change” to allow a wider diversity of backgrounds into their ranks, according to culture minister,…

25th Jan 2016

NDCS announce that Raising the Bar is back!

Due to last year’s huge success NDCS are thrilled to announce that Raising the Bar is back! We are searching for the…

25th Jan 2016

Ten Pieces Proms announced: 23 & 24 July at the Royal Albert Hall

For the second year running, BBC Music’s classical music initiative Ten Pieces will take over the world-famous Royal Albert Hall – this…

18th Jan 2016

EFDSS to receive international lifetime achievement award

National folk arts development agency, the English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS), has been named as one of the 2016 recipients…

14th Jan 2016

Classroom gigs ‘key to improving behaviour of London schoolchildren’

London schoolchildren are being taught to take part in music gigs as a way of improving their behaviour in the classroom. Taking…

8th Jan 2016

Streaming and vinyl kept the music industry buoyant in 2015

A huge rise in streaming, combined with the continued resurgence of vinyl, helped keep the British music industry buoyant in 2015. A…

6th Jan 2016

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