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The bassoon is an endangered species! But there are signs of change in York...

How did we ensure equality and enable musical opportunities not currently provided for young people with special educational needs?

New members welcome!

These Discover and Explore activity and evidence workbooks might be a useful resource. They are presented without the cartoon characters and might be more suitable for older groups

You might find these activity and evidence workbooks a useful resource for leading younger children through the Discover and Explore Arts Awards. 

  • by ally

    Sun 19 Feb 2017

New freely downloadable resource for music practitioners in all settings, providing practical and easy-to-use strategies for performance anxiety.

Reflections from a participant from Course Nine of the Nature Beats programme running in Coventry.

Understanding musical responses from young people with special educational needs

My Tunes 3 continues the legacy of My Tunes, with Take Art, Actiontrack and young people in four Pupil Referral Units working together to make and record music in a range of styles. This work has been made possible through a grant from Youth Music and financial support from four area PRU schools.

Our experience of delivering the Explorer Arts Award for young people with special educational needs

Here we give a few pointers on how to become a guitar teacher.

Frequalise, a ground breaking project kindly funded by Youth Music, was designed to enable deaf and hard of hearing young people explore the potential that technology offers in creating, performing and sharing music. We have collated our findings into a report which you can download for free here, and we hope to put this expertise and experience gained through the project into practice around the country.