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Other adults in your session: Help or Hindrance?

Join the discussion with your own experiences...

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Making music feel good

What can you do with a tablet, a tabletop and a £20 speaker?

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February Newsletter out now!

Highlights of the last month on the Youth Music Network.

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Drumming workshop with Craig Blundell

Watch the video here...

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A day in the life of a Project Trainee

Read about what it's like to train on a Key Stage 1 music project

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Joining the Dots

New bursary programme to help people make a living from independent music

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What does a leader look like?

Exploring cultural leadership skills.

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Music to Young Ears

Research about engaging deaf children with music.

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(Re)moving the goalposts

Dr Alison Daubney shares her thoughts on Ofsted's report on Music Education Hubs.

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Does early years music-making need to change?

Sumi Hollingworth comments on the latest research.

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Evaluation Builder

A handy tool for measuring the outcomes of your music project.

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ECCO: The Ethnic Contemporary Classical Orchestra

Resource pack with videos, photos, project reflections and advice.

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Welcome to the Youth Music Network

Event
Welcome to SoundWave's Safe & Sound Training day: a gathering for health, care, education and music professionals. The shared ground for exploration is the use of music and the arts to support people who have learning disabilities or brain damage caused by injury or disease, to enjoy more fulfilled lives.
Jobs
This post is a vital addition to our team and pivotal to the smooth running of the organisation. The Administrative Assistant will provide general administrative support for the service including responding to enquiries, liaising with schools, taking bookings and organising logistics, as well as providing on the ground administrative support for...
Jobs
Nottingham Music Service is seeking to appoint an energetic, experienced and skilled Instrumental Music Teacher. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with relevant experience to support this creative and ambitious organisation moving forward. The successful applicant will be able to deliver excellent whole class music teaching in city...
music-making session with young children
Blog entry
Want to get adults and carers more engaged in early-years music-making?
Blog entry
Jim Pinchen (Workforce Development Manager: Rhythmix and MusicLeader South East) talks about being yourself with young people; MAC/ PC resources, Plugins, Programmes and Platforms; the elephant in the room – cracked software; what are we doing to keep our workforce up to date; and asks for your thoughts.
Blog entry
Many schools have music departments on the edge of the sports field so as not to "bother" the other subjects. Has the Music Plan's Annex 2 done the same to technology?

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Youth Orchestras for disabled people. What should they be called?

David, Andrew - thanks so much for your comments. Keep them coming people! And thanks to all who have completed the...

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Ayvin Rogers

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Exchanging Notes projects announced

Congratulations to the successful applicants and partnerships! Although B Sharp wasn't successful in our bid, we look...

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David Ashworth

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Youth Orchestras for disabled people. What should they be called?

Absolutely right, Andrew - it does sound like a pizza, but in a 'good' way. Lots of useful metaphors here, some great...

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Youth Orchestras for disabled people. What should they be called?

I think I'm with David on the use of the word "Orchestra" - the one word presented as a given, non-negotiable. Sorry!...