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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

DRILLOSOPHY for Mental Health Awareness Week

Episode 2 of Drillosophy is out in time for Mental Health Awareness Week, it focuses on ‘catharsis’ and rap lyricism as a…

19th May 2020

Drillosophy with Ciaran Thapar and Reveal

Music education charity Roadworks have partnered with Mixtape Madness to launch Drillosophy. Drillosophy is a response to the COVID-19 lockdown, giving young…

4th May 2020

Subject associations respond to surge in demand for home learning support

Subject associations are experiencing a surge in demand for practical resources to support home learning as schools close to all but the…

Creating Music at Home from Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group has launched Creating Music at Home, two sets of fun digital resources to encourage children to create music in…

28th Apr 2020

Music Publishers Association set to discover the next generation of film-music composers with ‘My Music in the Movies’ sync talent competition for 11-18 year olds

Ever wanted to hear your music in a film or TV show? Ever wondered how this could be possible? During these unsettling…

23rd Apr 2020

Eilidh’s Trust Seeks Advice to Design Support Scheme for Youth Music Education During COVID-19

The Eilidh MacLeod Memorial Trust is calling for guidance and advice to create a bespoke support scheme for youth music education across…

22nd Apr 2020

Ofqual’s examination guidance

The Secretary of State for Education announced the 2020 exam series would be cancelled to help fight the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19),…

7th Apr 2020

Zoom and Online Safeguarding in the age of Cornavirus COVID-19

As the UK lockdown continues, the education community is increasingly required to develop their online offer. The platform Zoom is being widely…

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