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ISM awards schools for 'commitment to music'

ISM awards schools for 'commitment to music'

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has honoured a number of schools for their commitment to music in the curriculum.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 4th 2017 at 12:00PM
ABRSM on the lookout for music teachers to take part in feedback panel

ABRSM on the lookout for music teachers to take part in feedback panel

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ABRSM has launched a recruitment drive for ‘Teacher Voices’, its new customer feedback panel.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 29th 2017 at 2:30PM
Over 100 creative industry figures urge Prime Minister to drop 'deeply damaging' EBacc

Over 100 creative industry figures urge Prime Minister to drop 'deeply damaging' EBacc

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ISM's Bacc for the Future campaign has handed in a letter to Number 10 Downing Street, warning of the effects of the “un-evidenced” and “deeply damaging” English Baccalaureate.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 27th 2017 at 5:01PM
Camden Music Trust launches campaign to help more children learn musical instruments

Camden Music Trust launches campaign to help more children learn musical instruments

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London charity The Camden Music Trust has launched a badge-wearing campaign to help give more children access to musical instrument lessons.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 27th 2017 at 2:06PM

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Riverside Studios performance academy now open

Riverside Studios performance academy now open

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Riverside Studios opened its doors for the first time this weekend.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 27th 2017 at 11:45AM
ABRSM and Music Mark team up to launch Learn Music London

ABRSM and Music Mark team up to launch Learn Music London

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Music education organisations ABRSM and Music Mark have teamed up to launch a new website to enable London’s parents to find a wealth of local opportunities for their children to ...

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 21st 2017 at 2:44PM
The first ARSM exam in the world taken by 15 year-old

The first ARSM exam in the world taken by 15 year-old

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A 15 year-old student from Hong Kong studying in England has become the first candidate in the world to take ABRSM’s brand new performance-only diploma.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 12th 2017 at 3:35PM
How digital technology can revolutionise the way music is taught in rural areas

How digital technology can revolutionise the way music is taught in rural areas

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Poor broadband in rural areas is limiting young people's access to equal life opportunities, including music tuition, according to a new report from youth music charity NYMAZ.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 8th 2017 at 10:57AM

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Ten Pieces III Repertoire for schools announced by BBC

Ten Pieces III Repertoire for schools announced by BBC

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BBC Music has announced the launch of Ten Pieces III for the 17/18 academic year.

Laura  Barnes
on Mar 6th 2017 at 4:06PM
Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

Eddie Van Halen donates 75 guitars to students at low-income schools

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It turns out that a number of students in low-income schools have been unknowingly using rock legend Eddie Van Halen’s axe while learning to play guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 23rd 2017 at 12:45PM
New Kingsbury performance academy to offer unique tailored courses

New Kingsbury performance academy to offer unique tailored courses

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Revival Live UK is launching a new vocal and performance academy in Kingsbury on March 18th.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 19th 2017 at 3:26PM
Global electronic MI market to grow in next 5 years thanks to music education and live gigs

Global electronic MI market to grow in next 5 years thanks to music education and live gigs

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The global demand for electronic musical instruments will grow over the next five years, according to a new report from Market Reports Center.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 16th 2017 at 3:41PM

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Chic's Nile Rodgers talks guitar techniques at BIMM masterclass

Chic's Nile Rodgers talks guitar techniques at BIMM masterclass

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Last week, Nile Rodgers delivered an enlightening and educational masterclass to BIMM London’s students and tutors.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 15th 2017 at 10:50AM
£1m fund to encourage children to become musicians announced by Welsh Gov

£1m fund to encourage children to become musicians announced by Welsh Gov

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The Welsh Government has unveiled The National Endowment for Music – a £1 million fund to be used to encourage school children to become musicians.

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 13th 2017 at 4:21PM
Sony and Weller Media execs join ICMP to offer advice on building musicians' online profiles

Sony and Weller Media execs join ICMP to offer advice on building musicians' online profiles

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ICMP recently hosted an interactive panel discussion focused on ‘How to Build Your Online Profile’ at Tileyard Studios. 

Laura  Barnes
on Feb 7th 2017 at 1:03PM