Tag Archives: Education

Music making should be available for everyone

My week has already started with two days of accompanying a fantastic group of young people from Barnsley at a rehearsal and then in the Manchester Amateur Choral Competition at the Royal Northern College of Music. One hundred voices singing … Continue reading

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How does the UK nurture creativity?

A couple of news items regarding education, on most channels during the past few days in this country, have motivated me to blog again.  One report was about the education of some children in South Korea and their exhausting days … Continue reading

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What works for me

may not always be right for someone else.  The theory is often the same but when it is put into practice there are many ways of achieving similar results using different methods or products.  How do you choose the most … Continue reading

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The ups and downs of…

Freshers’ week welcome meetings, Experience Barnsley Engagement Trust Board, Bishop’s breakfast, cultural festival proposal writing, an official opening event and a visit to an art studio were some of the entries in my diary for this last week.  What came … Continue reading

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Education and the consequences of change

I have been in the garden this weekend, Spring is trying to assert itself in this part of the world and it is time to start planting.  Giving plants the best chance to grow reminded me of how compositions develop … Continue reading

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