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Cutting music from the school day is ‘short-sighted and inappropriate’

Individually and together (including with the ISM through the #CanDoMusiccampaign), Music Mark and the Music Teachers’ Association (MTA) have worked hard to…

6th Jan 2022

Wiltshire Music Connect announces webinar series looking Over the Digital Horizon of Music Education

An opportunity for global experts in technology, education and music to gather with teachers and educators to explore innovations that will shape…

13th Dec 2021

Blog: Join the 22 pledgees dedicated to putting Talk into Action in 2022

As Music Mark CEO Bridget Whyte announced at our conference ‘Fast Forward: Technology and Music Education’, a focus for our work in…

Arts Council England Highlights Need To Improve Access To Classical Music For All

Arts Council England is launching a major multi-year programme to unlock musical talent in communities across England. The Fair and Inclusive Classical…

11th Nov 2021

Music disability charity OHMI celebrates ten years of inclusive music-making

Disabled music charity The OHMI Trust, is celebrating its tenth anniversary in matching disabled musicians with the adapted instruments they need to…

9th Sep 2021

#CanDoMusic partners refresh campaign and call for music education champions

As schools across the UK reopen for the new academic year this Autumn, the partners who created the #CanDoMusic campaign are calling…

8th Sep 2021

Music Mark CEO Bridget Whyte joins DfE and DCMS Expert Advisory Panel ahead of publication of refreshed National Plan for Music Education

Music Mark is delighted to confirm its CEO Bridget Whyte has been asked to be part of the Government’s expert advisory panel…

Learn to Play returns with Music for All

The charity Music for All is pleased to announce the return of Learn to Play on 25 and 26 September 2021.  Postponed…

9th Jun 2021

The Child Protection Company’s Mark Foster highlights safeguarding pressures as we emerge from the pandemic

The lasting impact of the pandemic on children and adults at risk are beginning to be made clearer, and have been published…

8th Jun 2021

Updated Governors Guide to Music Education Published

Today sees the publication of an updated version of the school governors guide to Music Education, ‘Music: a guide for governing boards’ by…

COVID guidance hits wrong note for singers

A number of leading music organisations have written to the Government objecting to updated guidance that allows only 6 people to sing…

24th May 2021

Celebrate Make Music Day on 21 June 2021

Hybrid of in-person and online events planned across the UK to mark the global, annual celebration of music!  Make Music Day UK…

18th May 2021

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