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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


Beat and Meter Types: Representation and Examples

An important way of describing a piece of music is by describing its rhythmic properties. Some terms often used to describe the rhythmic aspect of music are as follows: 555 more words

What's It All Bout, MOOCY

After 18 months of immersion in Digital Technologies education in my ‘spare time’, I am feeling decidedly wobbly on the reasons I am a music educator. 278 more words