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A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

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This week, A-level and AS level results were released for schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. But while students celebrated their achievements, the results from the Joint Council of ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2017 at 11:03AM
ISM: 'Education Secretary has betrayed the future of our children, as well as our thriving creative industries'

ISM: 'Education Secretary has betrayed the future of our children, as well as our thriving creative industries'

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The Government has revealed its plans for the EBacc eighteen months after the consultation closed, and the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has not held back with its response to ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 20th 2017 at 10:14AM
Top 10 stories of the week: John Blackwell, Glastonbury's elite line-up, school removes music lessons

Top 10 stories of the week: John Blackwell, Glastonbury's elite line-up, school removes music lessons

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This biggest story on MI Pro this week was the sad news that iconic drummer John Blackwell has passed away.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 7th 2017 at 9:04AM
ABRSM introduces new Woodwind Syllabus

ABRSM introduces new Woodwind Syllabus

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ABRSM has released a new Woodwind Syllabus for candidates who will be taking exams from January 2018 onwards.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 6th 2017 at 10:49AM

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OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

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The likes of ISM have been campaigning heavily to protect creative subjects in schools, but is the wider musical instrument industry doing enough to support the continuation of music lessons?

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 11:58AM
Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

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A school in Essex has decided to remove weekly music lessons for pupils aged between 11 and 13 due to budget cuts.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 30th 2017 at 11:20AM
Are holographic teachers the future of music education?

Are holographic teachers the future of music education?

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It wasn’t too long ago that our vision of what the near future would look like consisted of robots and machines helping humans go about their daily lives, serving them ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 22nd 2017 at 11:16AM
The Physics House Band wins first ever BIMM Artist Award

The Physics House Band wins first ever BIMM Artist Award

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Brighton's The Physics House Band has been announced as the first ever BIMM Artist Award winners.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 18th 2017 at 12:50PM

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EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

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New reports have revealed that EBacc subjects are at an all-time high as fewer pupils are taking creative subjects.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 16th 2017 at 11:13AM
Berklee Online makes a splash across the pond with successful series of UK events

Berklee Online makes a splash across the pond with successful series of UK events

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Berklee Online at Berklee College of Music held a series of successful events across the UK in the past few weeks, aimed at bringing together current and prospective Berklee students, ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 15th 2017 at 2:37PM
Berklee Online brings music courses to the UK

Berklee Online brings music courses to the UK

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The online education division of the world-famous Berklee College of Music is heading to the UK to promote its new courses and qualifications available to musicians this side of the ...

Laura  Barnes
on May 16th 2017 at 3:06PM
Lauren Aquilina joins ICMP teaching faculty

Lauren Aquilina joins ICMP teaching faculty

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) has announced that songwriter and recording artist Lauren Aquilina, signed to Island Records, has joined its team as part of the visiting faculty.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:26AM

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Worcestershire school becomes first in the UK to use Skoove online piano learning platform

Worcestershire school becomes first in the UK to use Skoove online piano learning platform

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The Bishop Perowne Church of England College has become the first school in the UK to use the new online piano learning platform to assist music teaching.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 20th 2017 at 3:51PM
Schools Minister rejects calls to boost UK music hub funding

Schools Minister rejects calls to boost UK music hub funding

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Schools Minister Nick Gibb has rejected the calls to boost funding for the UK’s music hubs that help disadvantaged children have instrument lessons.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 19th 2017 at 4:28PM
Make Music Count: Innovative new musical teaching method coming to the UK

Make Music Count: Innovative new musical teaching method coming to the UK

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A new method of teaching students how to play the piano by solving maths equations has been gaining a lot of attention in the US.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 19th 2017 at 3:11PM