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Music Generation expands with investment from U2 and The Ireland Funds

Music Generation expands with investment from U2 and The Ireland Funds

The Irish national music education organisation, Music Generation, announced on 18 July 2017 that it will expand into nine new areas of Ireland within five years, thanks to the ongoing support of U2 and The Ireland Read more...
40,000 choirs, 2m singers in the UK: survey

40,000 choirs, 2m singers in the UK: survey

300,000 more people sing regularly than play amateur football each week, according to a new national survey from choral charity, Voices Now. Despite this, football receives £30m in government funding annually, compared to just £500,000 Read more...
Royal College of Music to fund three full scholarships for BAME students

Royal College of Music to fund three full scholarships for BAME students

The Royal College of Music is to fund three UK students from ethnic minority backgrounds who wish to study for the BMus course at the RCM beginning in 2018/19.   UK black and minority ethnic (BAME) musicians are currently Read more...

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Singing is for everyone, not just the privileged few

Singing is for everyone, not just the privileged few

The role of choral music has taken on new significance in the light of recent tragedies in the UK, and for composer Howard Goodall it’s one more reason why access to music making is essential for everyone, not just those who can afford Read more...
Blog: Music Excellence London Teacher Advocate and Director of Music at City of London School for Girls, Steven Berryman

Blog: Music Excellence London Teacher Advocate and Director of Music at City of London School for Girls, Steven Berryman

Guest blogger, Steven Berryman, has worked on a wide range of collaborative projects involving schools, venues, charities and other education providers. Here, he outlines his formula for successful partnership working Joining City of Read more...

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Cecil Sharp House

Cecil Sharp House

A world-class dedicated folk arts centre, Cecil Sharp House is at the heart of English Read more...
English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS)

English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS)

EFDSS is the national folk arts development organisation for England. They are here to Read more...