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Creating a songbook for Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital School

Composer and multi-instrumentalist, John K Miles, introduces his ongoing project with City of London Sinfonia for children and young people with mental health issues In March 2015,… Read more

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Changing lives one song at a time: The Choir with No Name

Rachel Clare introduces the UK-based choral charity working with people affected by homelessness Ever wondered why you feel so good after belting out Bohemian Rhapsody or why hitting the… Read more

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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… Read more

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Can arts and culture change young lives in Sierra Leone?

The mission of Global Arts Learning Action is to encourage and enable lower income countries to place arts learning at the heart of their education systems, and… Read more

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Is the tide turning for music education funding in Wales?

Struggling against the tide of austerity cuts, music education in Wales is fighting to keep its head above water, but a new raft of measures is offering… Read more

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A lifelong obsession: Jazz pianist and educator, Huw Warren, on being ‘a little different’

When I was asked to contribute this article, I set out to present an overview of myself and my career over the last thirty years – however,… Read more

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Music Generation: why music education in Ireland has The Edge

As music services and hubs across the UK struggle to provide tuition on ever-squeezed budgets, a flourishing Irish initiative backed by U2 is kicking down the financial… Read more

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Are hierarchical attitudes to genre holding young people back?

Anita Holford and Dyfan Wyn Owen find out if young people are being short-changed by genre bias in music education We live in a century that’s rich… Read more