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Calling all music teachers and community music leaders! Give your young musicians the chance to perform as part of a large-scale orchestra on a world class stage.

Calling all music teachers and community music leaders! Give your young musicians the chance to perform as part of a large-scale orchestra on a world class stage.

Calling all music teachers and community music leaders! Give your young musicians the chance to perform as part of a large-scale orchestra on a world class stage.

A response to “Musical Routes: a landscape for music education” by Kate Wareham, Executive Director of the National Orchestra for All

OK, here’s the problem in a nutshell.

Continuing our partnerships with local authority Noise Solution is working with Suffolk County Council, being used as an exemplary example (their words) of how partner organisations can work in a signs of safety congruent way. Signs of Safety is a strengths-based, safety-organised approach to child protection casework.

Arts Council England is looking for 2-3 enthusiastic and knowledgeable individuals from the Music and Education sectors to fill three vacancies based in its Manchester and Leeds offices

Following some recent discussions at the Music Education Council [MEC] Summer seminars in Leeds, I thought I would share some reflections.

Arts Council England wants to understand the career needs and barriers for every artist in the music industry and get your input to help determine the future of music artist support in England.

After an interesting recent discussion with YM we're Interested in your thoughts on handling edgy content - credibility vs positivity and what and when to censor, if at all….

One of the core roles of music hubs is to provide First Access (WCET) - to ensure every child has access to instrumental learning. The National Plan for Music Education (NPME) and the formation of hubs was the end result of a long process of research. Is it time to take stock and look at the role of non-formal approaches in igniting the first spark of musical creativity in young people?

  • by HallamR

    Fri 17 Jul 2015 - 3 comments

Do you have time to read 20 pages over the summer? If you do, you may wish to re-read the National Plan for Music Education, pages 9 to 28, paragraphs 1 to 86. You may be surprised. Published in 2011, four years on this is still a document that, implemented fully over the next 5 years, can help us to improve the quality and reach of music education significantly.