UK charity, Drake Music, has released a new guide which aims to help the music education sector to diversify its workforce and to support young Disabled people in becoming music leaders in the future.
The National Youth Choir of Great Britain will take the stage on the first night of the BBC Proms for the first time in 2018.
Orange Amplification has launched the world’s first accredited online rock guitar exam system.
Youth music charity, NYMAZ, has announced the appointment of Sarah McWatt as its new Director.
FutureDJs is crowdfunding to take its programme into more schools and to create a foundation that will enable children in poorer areas to access its sessions. The DJing and electronic music production provider hopes to reverse the decline in music education and increase the number of students who go on to take music at GSCE and A Level.
Leading UK membership organisation for flautists and flute teachers, the British Flute Society, will present its second Summer flute festival, Future Flute Fest, in St John’s Smith Square, London, from 17-19 August 2018.
School pupils from across the UK raised the roof of London’s Royal Albert Hall last month, thanks to choir and instrumental ensemble, Armonico Consort.
Music Educators and Researchers of Young Children (MERYC) – England has issued a Call for Papers for its 2018 conference, Music in Early Childhood: New Directions and Valued Traditions.
The School Standards Minister for England, Nick Gibb, has announced £96 million ‘to support talented music, drama and dance pupils kick-start their career in the arts’. Music, art… Read more
London youth charity Sound Connections is inviting applications to Innovate, the organisation’s long-standing programme providing funding and support for music projects for children and young people in challenging circumstances…. Read more
National charity Youth Music has announced the formation of the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England, a collective of leading music organisations working together to promote diversity… Read more
Leading musician and teacher, Francis Cummings, has been appointed as Head of Junior Conservatoire (Music) for the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS). A violinist who has performed… Read more
Surrey Music Hub has launched a new project bringing together professionals and community groups who work with or have an interest in supporting newly arrived and vulnerable young people through the arts and music.
Sage Gateshead is calling on people to reveal their favourite Northern song as part of a second wave of Great Exhibition of The North events announced by the music venue.
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has awarded £24 million of funding to projects from across the capital that will enable local people to take an active role in the regeneration of their communities.
The National Open Youth Orchestra (NOYO) has announced a new partnership with ABRSM to help develop some of the UK’s most talented young disabled musicians as part of an inclusive ensemble.
In partnership with the Musicians’ Union (MU) and Children and the Arts, the Fabian Society has launched a new project aiming to provide definitive evidence of the impact that school cuts have had on Primary-age children’s access to the arts.
Newham Music and ABRSM have announced a new partnership to provide the first dedicated Certificate for Music Educators (CME) course to be led by a London music education hub.