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The composing of Rotherham’s Pioneers the musical

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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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19 days to go for DDoDV, 12 days to respond to plans to cut funds for music services.

  Now in week two of four, my crowd-funding strategy to fund new music with inspirational and educational elements is proving to be very time consuming and as yet not that rewarding.  If the music services have to fundraise and … Continue reading

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Will policy changes make music education more elitist?

A few months ago I was asked to look at the cost of music examination and the audition processes in the UK and how transparent the charges were for an article in a newsletter for the National Association of Percussion … Continue reading

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A Future for Music

This week I have had many conversations with music colleagues from throughout the country about the approach that music education could take to enable it to grow to become part of a national cultural revitalisation.  The discussions ranged between: the … Continue reading

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