London Music Fund, a charity which supports young musicians through a scholarships scheme, has launched a fundraising campaign as part of The Christmas Challenge – the UK’s… Read more
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland patron, HRH the Prince of Wales, has received a 70th birthday message from some of the institution’s youngest string players.
Wigmore Hall and classical music broadcaster Classic FM have announced a new collaboration on a discount ticket scheme, which will provide 25,000 £5 tickets to hundreds of concerts… Read more
Sound Connections, the London-based youth charity, has announced that Chris Brannick has been appointed as the organisation’s new Chair. Brannick takes over from Katrina Duncan, who served… Read more
UK Music CEO, Michael Dugher, has called on the Chancellor to use his forthcoming Budget, to be published on 29 October 2018, to order an ‘urgent review’… Read more
Cassius, Grand Union Youth Orchestra (GUYO) drummer, in conversation with the Grand Union Orchestra’s Claude Deppa at the 2018 GUYO Residential Summer School. The 2019 Grand Union… Read more
London Music Fund (LMF) is an independent charity with the Mayor of London as Patron. The organisation’s vision is that every child who demonstrates significant musical ability, enthusiasm… Read more
The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) has had a record-breaking Summer season with its five choirs enjoying unprecedented audiences & activity.
London’s Roundhouse has launched its Next Generation Campaign to build new studios and create a Centre for Creative & Digital Entrepreneurs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.