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Big Boost to Music Opportunities for Rural Children

Nymaz awarded funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to extend innovative online music education project Connect: Resound NYMAZ today announces that it has…

27th Sep 2017

EFDSS Gold Badge Awards 2017

English Folk Dance and Song Society have announced their 2017 Gold Badge recipients. Four individuals and a family group are the latest…

27th Sep 2017

Thousands of children and young people across the globe sing together for Sing Up Day

On 22 March 2017, schools all over the world celebrated Sing Up Day. Over 63,000 singers in 300 events across 26 countries…

17th Jul 2017

Charity launches Songbook which celebrates diverse lifestyles of children in contemporary Britain

Youth music development charity launches NYMAZ Early Years Songbook: Songs for Modern Childhoods Twelve new songs which celebrate the lives of children…

17th Jul 2017

Arts Council England announce National Portfolio Organisations 2018-2022

Arts Council England Chief Executive, Darren Henley, welcomes 831 organisations to the 2018-22 portfolio. Today, we announced our new National Portfolio for 2018-22…

28th Jun 2017

Applications invited for the Music Education Awards 2017

All music education hubs in England and music services in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are invited to submit an application for…

27th Jun 2017

Music is at the very heart of one East End school

Gallions primary school has successfully integrated music into the curriculum to help teach pupils life skills, imagination and perseverance, writes Sheila Hancock…

27th Jun 2017

Chris Shurety awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List

CoMA (Contemporary Music for All) are proud to announce that Chris Shurety, Director of CoMA, has been awarded an MBE in the…

19th Jun 2017

Sing Up is 10!

Sing Up is 10 this year!  As part of a year of celebration, we are keen to reflect on the past 10…

8th Jun 2017

NYO Inspire Days

NYO Inspire Days are a fantastic and FREE opportunity for teenage musicians playing at Grade 6 or above to experience an immersive…

26th May 2017

Demonstrating Impact – a briefing paper for the music education sector

Originally conceived by London Music Masters, the DIME steering group has broadened to include Pro Bono Economics, Project Oracle and Sound Connections, and more than 20 other organisations…

24th May 2017

RPS Music Awards Winners Announced

The winners of the Royal Philharmonic Society Music Awards, the UK’s most prestigious awards for live classical music, have been announced at…

11th May 2017


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