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Anthem, the fund for young people’s music in Wales, appoints its first Chief Executive

Anthem, the fund for young people’s music in Wales, has appointed its first permanent Chief Executive, Rhian Hutchings. Rhian is well known…

18th Sep 2020

REVERBERATE LAUNCHES – funding available to grassroots youth organisations

REVERBERATE through the ages Re-discover, re-imagine, re-create Are you a grassroots organisation who works with young people aged 11-25? Would you like…

1st Sep 2020

Improvising on a Theme: The story of the Birmingham Music Service New Book by Cormac Loane

This book tells the story of the development of the Birmingham Music Service over the 29 years that I worked for the…

1st Sep 2020

Back to school, back to singing

Sing Up’s Michelle James on specially commissioned guidance from Professor Martin Ashley on singing in schools during COVID-19. Sing Up and Music…

Musical time capsule project for Nottingham and Karlsruhe cements a wonderful relationship

Introducing ‘Into the Unknown’ – the second international music venture for Nottingham Music Hub, since the beginning of Lockdown. Whilst mass instrumental…

15th Jul 2020

London Music Masters rolls out diversity audit tool

Building strategies to dispel racism and drive change.  The music education charity makes its self-analysis tool free to encourage greater accountability and…

14th Jul 2020

Moving towards an anti-racist professional practice: Developing understanding and awareness

The words below are adapted from a presentation given to Music Mark Members by Jenn Raven of Sound Connections. The presentation formed…

13th Jul 2020

Teaching music in schools

An interpretation of the DfE’s Guidance for Full Opening – Schools (2nd July 2020) The DfE’s Guidance can be found here. Music in…

17 Reasons to Shout About World Music Day by We The Parents

Celebrating the benefits of music education is a perfect fit for World Music Day, which takes place this June 21. Originating in…

19th Jun 2020

Destinies – a model of creative exchange from Orchestras Live

National producer Orchestras Live in partnership with Derbyshire Virtual School, Sinfonia Viva and Ava Hunt Theatre have being adapting their project Destinies during the unprecedented lockdown; a…

18th Jun 2020

Exciting New Music Opportunity Will Hit The Right Note With Young Players In Scotland

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and St Mary’s Music School are delighted to announce the launch of SCO Youth Academy. Developed in partnership…

1st Jun 2020

Warwick Music Publishing; free digital sheet music

Musicians across the world are still making music thanks to over 6,000 free pieces of British music. The move comes from Queen’s…

22nd May 2020

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