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
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
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… Read more
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
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
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
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
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
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
Amble Skuse has been selected for a residency with the British Paraorchestra. With a busy portfolio career, the writer, composer and performer says her Person-Centred Approach can… Read more
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
How can we do more? A simple question led to a US music conservatory’s change in mission and a legion of students ready to lead the charge.
Skoogmusic was founded in 2009 by Dr Benjaman Schögler and Dr David Skulina at the University of Edinburgh during an educational research project that aimed to address the lack of musical instruments designed for children with physical or learning disabilities. Now approaching its 10th anniversary, MUSIC:ED asked Ben Schögler about the organisation’s latest developments.
While technology in the classroom isn’t a magic bullet, the benefits can be enormous argues Music Technology Editor, George Hess.
Long before the phenomenon of the office choir was hijacked by prime-time entertainment TV, it was a team-building tool that bonded, networked and even changed lives. Karen Stretch speaks to three musicians who are still passionate about the power of musical harmony in the workplace.
Hong Kong’s inaugural ‘Belt & Road’ World Choir Festival runs from 15-19 July 2018. Inspired by China’s Belt and Road initiative (a development strategy focussing on connectivity… Read more