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BBC’s Bring the Noise puts music at the heart of learning

New BBC campaign, Bring the Noise, to inspire children to become musicians and discover the joys of music-making Zara Larsson, Nile Rodgers,…

17th Sep 2019

Benedetti Foundation opens applications for first Benedetti Sessions in 2020

The Benedetti Foundation has opened applications for the first Benedetti Sessions in 2020. The Benedetti Foundation will focus on providing enrichment, inspiration…

6th Sep 2019

Trust arts programme receives £110,000 funding from Youth Music

Youth Music has awarded rb&harts, an arts programme based at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, £109,940 to give people aged 0-25 better…

3rd Sep 2019

New Surrey Performing Arts Library appoints Project Manager

NewSPAL is delighted to announce that Victoria Taylor has been appointed as Transition Project Manager, starting in June 2019. Victoria has over…

24th Jul 2019

Marina Frolova-Walker FBA appointed 36th Gresham Professor of Music

Gresham College, London’s oldest Higher Education Institution, is delighted to announce the appointment of Marina Frolova-Walker, Professor of Music History at the…

18th Jul 2019

Tuition-fee support for an MA degree in music education

University College London’s MA in Music Education and the Universal Music UK Sound Foundation are delighted to announce a new bursary. This…

11th Apr 2019

Live Music Now hold next round of auditions this July

Live Music Now are holding their next round of auditions in July and are looking to take on some more musicians in…

1st Apr 2019

Make Music Day 2019 launched

LAUNCHING MAKE MUSIC DAY UK, 21 JUNE 2019, UK’s BIGGEST SINGLE-DAY MUSIC EVENT WITH EXPECTED 1,600 FREE PERFORMANCES AND AUDIENCE OVER 300,000+ Make…

15th Mar 2019

YolanDa Brown and James Drake announce new music prize for emerging young artists

YolanDa Brown and James Drake announce a new music prize The Drake YolanDa Award for emerging young artists Key dates: Applications now…

22nd Feb 2019

Take part in the Duet Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Project 2019

An opportunity has arisen for young musicians to take part in the Duet Philharmonic Orchestra concert at the Royal Festival Hall on…

10th Dec 2018

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland offers new Professional Graduate Diploma in Education

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is to consolidate its position as a centre of performing arts education with the introduction of a…

29th Nov 2018

Music Mark and ISM respond to falling provision of music education in secondary schools

Recent reports published by the University of Sussex and the Musicians’ Union have shone a spotlight on the provision of music education…

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