Panel of experts to shape future of music education

A team of experts has been assembled to help shape the future of music education so that all pupils have the opportunity to sing, and be taught a musical instrument and make music with others, the government has announced.   The new expert advisory panel will help produce a new National

Proms In The Playground helps live music return to schools

After over a year of limited musical activity in schools, Brass Bands England (BBE) are bringing live music back to budding young musicians across the country through Proms In The Playground. #PromsInThePlayground is part of its Brass Foundations programme of educational opportunities to support and inspire the next generation of brass

LIPA student helps Strawberry Field celebrate 50th anniversary of ‘Imagine’

2021 marks 50 years since the writing, recording and release of John Lennon’s ‘Imagine’, perhaps the greatest peace anthem of the 20th century. Strawberry Field, the latest addition to Beatles tourism and now open to the public, have commenced celebrations by inviting Joe Worthington, a student from Paul McCartney’s Liverpool

The new Model Music Curriculum has real strengths

By Chris Cobb, CEO, ABRSM The Department for Education’s (DfE) launch last month of a new Model Music Curriculum was an important public acknowledgement of the vital contribution that arts subjects make to the education and prospects of children today. It is also a vital step towards stemming the very significant decline

Talented Carmel student selected for National Youth Choir

An upper sixth student from Carmel College has been selected for the National Youth Choir of Great Britain (NYCGB)! Yasmin Al-Zuhairi has been singing in choirs such as the Liverpool Philharmonic Youth Choir for a couple of years now but a few weeks ago, Yasmin auditioned for the National Youth Choir