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Music Mark CEO announces next steps

Bridget Whyte, the Chief Executive of Music Mark, announced her vision for the organisation’s next steps during the Music Mark Annual Conference…

Music Mark conference launches Whole Class Ensemble Teaching report

The Whole Class Ensemble Teaching (WCET) Research Report, commissioned by Music Mark and with Arts Council funding, was presented for the first…

Released: Think2020 Paper – Disabled people in the music education workforce

Drake Music has today released a paper looking at the representation of disabled people in the music education workforce. The paper looks…

22nd Nov 2017

New Sounds Ensemble seek outstanding young musicians

The New Sounds Ensemble is a new bespoke music group led by Deal Festival, which combines internationally acclaimed professional musicians with outstanding…

22nd Nov 2017

Award-winning musician and broadcaster YolanDa Brown is new Chair of Youth Music

YolanDa Brown has been appointed as Youth Music’s new Chair, the charity announced this Wednesday. The MOBO award-winning saxophonist, band leader, composer…

22nd Nov 2017

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


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