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Sing Up releases free resources for Sing Up Day 2019

Sing Up has released a set of free Sing Up Day resources in support of its tenth Sing Up Day, which takes place on Wednesday 13 March 2019

Hong Kong Charanga Platform to launch at BETT Show

UK music learning technology specialist, Charanga, and Hong Kong music teaching provider, PURE Orchestral Centre, are launching the Hong Kong Charanga Platform

Tileyard Education announces two new partnerships

Tileyard Studios’ education arm, Tileyard Education, has announced details of new partnerships with Backstage Academy and Aston Microphones.

Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Competition – winners

Violinist, Usha Kapoor, and pianist and postgraduate student, Edward Leung, have won the inaugural Birmingham International Piano Chamber Music Competition.

Chetham’s School of Music appoints Tom Redmond as Director of Music

Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester has announced that Tom Redmond will succeed Stephen Threlfall as Director of Music from September 2019. A former member of the… Read more

jazzahead! announces GALAKONZERT line-up

jazzahead! has announced the line-up for its 2019 GALAKONZERT, which takes place at Die Glocke Concert Hall in Bremen, Germany, on Friday 26 April 2019.

New financial support for online content creators

AdRev and Sound Royalties have announced a new strategic marketing partnership to help music professionals and content creators access royalty financing.

Call for Participation in APME 2019 conference

The Association for Popular Music Education has announced a Call for Participation in its APME 2019 conference, held at New York University (NYU).

Chinese music industry leaders to visit Berklee

Senior executives and representatives of China’s leading companies will visit Berklee College of Music for the Berklee China-US Music Summit in December 2018.

Cubase 10 launches with new Virtual Reality capabilities

With a range of usability, performance and quality improvements, Steinberg has announced the release of Cubase 10, encompassing Pro, Artist and Elements.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch to be Dartington Artistic Director

The Dartington Hall Trust has announced that Sara Mohr-Pietsch will be the next Artistic Director of Dartington International Summer School and Festival.

Winners of inaugural London International Choral Conducting Competition announced

German conductor, Julia Selina Blank, has won first prize at LICCC 2018, the inaugural edition of the London International Choral Conducting Competition, held at the Royal Academy… Read more

Bangor University hosts music masterclasses in China

Iwan Llewelyn Jones, a faculty member from the School of Music and Media, Bangor University, is visiting China in October 2018 to perform and host masterclasses for… Read more

Sing Up and Faber Music to publish ‘The Singing School Handbook’

‘The Singing School Handbook’, a joint publication from Sing Up and Faber Music written by Sing Up CEO, Michelle James, will be released on 7 November 2018. 

Tido partners with Carl Fischer Music and Theodore Presser Company

Tido, Carl Fischer Music and Theodore Presser Company’s new partnership gives app subscribers access to a diverse selection of repertoire and resources.

John Gilhooly receives Heidelberger Frühling Music Award

John Gilhooly, Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Wigmore Hall and Chairman of the Royal Philharmonic Society, is to receive the 2019 Heidelberger Frühling Music Award.

Roland introduces LX700 digital piano series

Roland has introduced its new LX700 digital piano series, featuring three models: the flagship LX708, mid-range LX706 and entry-level LX705.

Vocal Studies artists announced at Trinity Laban Conservatoire

The Vocal Studies Department at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance has announced singer and conductor, Barbara Hannigan, and conductor, Dominic Ellis-Peckham, as Visiting Artists, and choral director,… Read more

Eric Lu wins Leeds International Piano Competition

20-year-old American pianist, Eric Lu, has been awarded first place and the Dame Fanny Waterman Gold Medal at the Leeds International Piano Competition 2018.

Faber Music to become worldwide distributor for Trinity College London

Faber Music Distribution has announced that it will be the exclusive, worldwide distributor for Trinity College London Press from 1 October 2018. Trinity College London is a… Read more