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Sometimes you just need to ugly-cry

I do not remember my exact age, but I vividly remember sitting “crisscross-applesauce” on the hardwood floors in Mrs. Eaton’s General Music class (which was actually the auditorium, but due to the growing student population and lack of classroom space, her music class was relocated to the auditorium stage floor) when I first heard a piece of music that spoke to me in ways my young, grade-school-mind couldn’t quite put into words. 573 more words


University courses for a music enthusiast

Dear students, applying for uni is one of the hardest decisions a young person has to make, especially if you’re not sure what you want to do. 490 more words

The Importance of Music Education in the National Curriculum

The National Curriculum in England states that “music is a universal language that embodies one of the highest forms of creativity” as justification of the programme of study. 1,191 more words

Opera Republic(?) - Review: English Touring Opera - Tosca

On Thursday 9th March I took ten Music GCSE student to see their first opera at Hackney Empire. To say these students are from a deprived social and educational context is an understatement – they live in a working-class area of London, and the demographic of their school shows that students available for Free School Meals, Pupil Premium is well above the national average (in fact 3-4 times the national average), whilst the number of students with English as a Foreign Language, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities is at a similar rate. 1,145 more words


Summer Camp Registration Begins NOW

Hey everybody! It’s getting to be that time when folks start making their summer plans so I’m ready to take registration for our 2017 summer camp season. 582 more words


Supporting Music

Supporting music is supporting creativity and free thought. So two things:

Firstly, support music education because music helps with so many valuable skills that can apply to all of life. 658 more words