Following the findings of its recently commissioned report highlighting the barriers to keeping children musically engaged as they move from Primary to Secondary school, Opera North has launched a new youth ensemble for aspiring young instrumentalists across Leeds.
Wigmore Hall’s choir for families living with dementia, Singing with Friends, performed in a special concert at Buckingham Palace on 12 February 2018.
Music technology provider, Steinberg, has announced product launch and competition updates for Cubase and Dorico users.
The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has become a Steinberg Certified Training Centre.
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has announced a new partnership with medici.tv to livestream and make available on demand selected masterclasses and concerts at the conservatoire’s… Read more
Sing Up has announced details of four new training sessions for specialist and non-specialist Primary music teachers this February.
The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has invited young people aged 14-18 who can play an instrument confidently to register for one of its National Youth Folk Ensemble Sampler Days.
Victory for local music venues as government backs ‘Agent of Change’ principle for new housing developments
Housing developers building new homes near music venues should be responsible for addressing noise issues in a move to protect both music venues and their neighbours, the Housing Secretary, Sajid Javid, has said.
World renowned ensemble The Sixteen are recruiting talented young choral singers aged 18 – 23 to take part in their leading free choral training programme, Genesis Sixteen.
Drake Music, the national charity working in music, disability and technology, has described remarks made by Conservative Chancellor, Philip Hammond, on 6 December as ‘damaging and unacceptable’ and has called for the comments to be immediately withdrawn.
Youth Music has announced that YolanDa Brown has been appointed as the charity’s new Chair. The MOBO award-winning saxophonist, band leader, composer and broadcaster was selected following… Read more
ACM (Academy of Contemporary Music) has announced that students studying at diploma level at its Guildford or Birmingham campuses will now be able to choose Songwriting as… Read more
Bristol Music Trust, the charity behind Bristol’s Colston Hall and local music education hub, Bristol Plays Music, is forming a partnership with the Barbican and Sage Gateshead to… Read more
Youth music charity, NYMAZ, in partnership with UCan Play, has announced that new places are available for rural music hubs to join its pioneering digital music education… Read more