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Inspiring the next generation of vocal and instrumental teachers: three ways we’re supporting the future workforce

Many of us will be able to recall a teacher from childhood who has made a profound impact on our learning, perspective,…

Bringing the fun of playing music to young people across the UK

Charity Drake Music Scotland is set to transform music education in the UK with the latest release of their innovative music teaching…

RSL Awards Partner with iRock

RSL Awards, global provider of qualifications in the creative and performing arts, today announced their partnership with iRock School of Music, which…

Youth Champs 2023 details announced

Brass Bands England (BBE) has announced that next year’s National Youth Brass Band Championships of Great Britain (Youth Champs), will take place…

YolanDa Brown appointed Chair of the BPI

The BPI – the representative voice for independent and major record labels across the UK – is delighted to announce that its new Chair is…

15th Jul 2022

Germany’s Instrument of the Year 2022 – The Drum Kit

Every year, the German state music councils choose one “Instrument of the Year”. In 2021 the organ was celebrated, and this year…

14th Jul 2022

Learn to Play ’22 – Creating more music makers

Music for All’s flagship event Learn to Play will take place this year on 8 & 9 October. After consulting 2021 venues, this…

12th Jul 2022

Music Mark supports the sector as the refreshed National Plan for Music Education is released

The much-anticipated refreshed National Plan for Music Education has launched, titled ‘The Power of Music to Change Lives’. Music Mark is maintaining…

Every Copy Counts launches Annual CopyCat Challenge

Taking place this week (20 – 24 June) across the country, the CopyCat Challenge is an online, end-of-term initiative designed to encourage…

20th Jun 2022

Breathing World: new youth composer competition launched

Following the global success of Wildlife Artist of the Year, the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) has launched a new nationwide competition…

30th May 2022

Voices Foundation wins quarter of a million-pound grant

Voices Foundation has recieved their largest grant in the 29-year history of the organisation. £257,000 over three years from the Paul Hamlyn…

27th May 2022

Musicians of Change: Teacher Training With a Difference

Who are the Musicians of Change? Launched in 2019, the Musicians of Change (PGCEi) provided by Music Masters is a unique year-long…

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