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Do you need help with musical costs?

Awards for Young Musicians is inviting young instrumentalists to apply for up to £2,000 towards musical costs, such as music tuition and instrument costs. Take a look at the Awards for Young Musicians 2017 Awards info sheet and visit the Awards for Young Musicians website, to find out more. You must apply by midnight on Friday 3 March...

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Luton Music Service’s Youth Funk Band performs

Come and hear Luton Music Service’s Youth Funk Band entertain the crowds at the annual Lighting Up Luton event in front of Luton Town Hall at 17:00 tomorrow. They will perform for an hour while a lantern parade makes its way from Market Hall to the Town Hall. At 18:00, the Mayor of Luton will lead the countdown to the Christmas lights switch-on.

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Whole class ensemble teaching – Research project

Music Mark, a UK association for music education, recently worked in partnership with Professor Susan Hallam MBE (UCL Institute of Education) to carry out a piece of research into whole class ensemble teaching (WCET).

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Arts and culture sector acting on climate change

The arts and cultural sector’s engagement with environmental sustainability is reducing carbon emissions and saving money, according to a report on Arts Council England’s environmental sustainability programme published today (24 November).

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How music can change things

Andy Gamble, Executive Head of Windmill and Low Road Schools Music Federation in Leeds, has written about the impact of In Harmony in his two schools.

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Thousands of children to benefit from music and arts investment

The Government has announced its funding plans for the next four years. It will provide £300 million to music education hubs, including the £75 million that has already been announced for this year. The current funding agreement will be extended by one year for 2017-18. A new funding agreement will cover the period...

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