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Instrumental & Vocal

Resources to support teaching and learning

Thirteen tunes in a variety of styles, with lyrics, actions and space for improvisation and copy-backs. Starting with simple 1-2 note tunes, and moving on to 4-5 note tunes, this book will aid creative music making and progression.

Violinist Nicola Benedetti has launched a new online series of educational videos to inform and guide young musicians through their development.

Sign up as a Sing Up Friend for free access to 10 songs from our fantastic Song Bank, plus a selection of resources in our Teaching Tools Knowledge Hub.

This booklet summarises the 10 key benefits of music, from recognition within the ‘National Plan for Music Education ‘ that music is an educational building block through to the inclusive nature of music irrespective of abilities.

English Ocarinas were introduced to UK schools from 1983 and are specifically designed for Whole-class Music in modern classrooms.

These free resources offer a progression pathway for instrumental music lessons and singing throughout the primary years and into secondary. They clarify the place of ocarina-playing within the music curriculum and model the ocarina’s effective use in whole-class lessons.

Twenty years after it’s original publication, A Common Approach – the essential framework for a meaningful musical learning journey – has been relaunched, expanded and developed for the contemporary music educator.

A Short Guide to Working Inclusively Through Music is a helpful guide commissioned by MAC Makes Music for any music practitioner or teacher working with children and young people.

Six songs, bursting with musical integrity, that can be used individually or as a complete 30-minute lesson-resource.

ABRSM graded music exams ABRSM exams motivate achievement and support progression. They lay good foundations for music making while encouraging students to reach their full potential. We have designed our graded music exams (link is external) to motivate instrumental and singing students of all ages and a wide range of...