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Opinion: It’s time to get serious about widening accessibility

How well are the existing pathways through music education serving the needs of today’s students? This is the text of a speech given by Sound Connections Director,… Read more

Girls Rock London: Challenging the under-representation of women in music head on

In 2017, a unique music project for girls and women, Girls Rock London (GRL), received investment, mentoring and support from Sound Connections’ Innovate programme. The funding enabled GRL to centre the voices of young women in the design and facilitation of its work and to act as mentors during its Summer camps, Camp Co-ordinator, Geraldine Smith, explains.

Leading disability charity condemns Chancellor’s remarks

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Philip Hammond, on 6 December as ‘damaging and unacceptable’ and has called for the comments to be immediately withdrawn.

Three choirs to perform in arts and health collaboration at Victoria and Albert Museum

Three choirs will come together in a collaboration between artists, medical professionals and patients at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on Saturday 14 October 2017. The London Stroke… Read more

Soundbeam Project announces arrival of Soundbeam 6

The Soundbeam Project has announced the arrival of Soundbeam 6, the latest incarnation of its award-winning ‘touch-free’ device which uses sensor technology to translate body movement into… Read more

New opportunities from Drake Music for disabled musicians

Disability music charity Drake Music is inviting disabled musicians from the South West of England to apply for paid training opportunities as part of the organisation’s Emergent:… Read more