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New music education charity champions access to high quality teaching

Greenwich has a new charity for learning all aspects of music! Greenwich Music School (GMS) provides music lessons and courses for all…

6th Mar 2018

Recruitment for 2018 talent development scheme Young & Serious has now opened

Recruitment for the 2018 edition of talent development scheme for young producers – Young & Serious has now opened. Young & Serious…

6th Mar 2018

Orchestras for All announces grand finale for Musical Chairs challenge

Live-streamed symphony orchestra concert will be the grand finale of this year’s Musical Chairs learn an instrument challenge  Orchestras for All, the…

16th Feb 2018

Applications still open for Sound and Music Summer School

With half term fast approaching, now is the time to apply to Sound and Music’s week-long residential summer programme for young composers aged 14…

8th Feb 2018

PMLL To Sponsor a Child Through the London Music Fund

Photo: (Far left) Tyrique Gabbidon receiving his certificate from London Music Fund Ambassador and Oscar Winning Composer, Rachel Portman OBE alongside two…

6th Feb 2018

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


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