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Blog: Music education

The Road Map

This is the third blog post in a series by ISM member and Senior Manager at Warwickshire County Music Service, Jeremy Dibb. Jeremy's previous posts looked at the recent changes to local music education provision and the importance of marketing for music services and hubs.

A fresh perspective?

Richard Hallam discusses the hubs’ role of challenging and supporting schools in providing ALL their students with an entitlement to a good music education.

Something Special in the State of Sweden

I have been in Sweden over the past 4 days as part of the voluntary work I do for Sistema Europe. If you have already heard about Sistema and decided it is not for you, please read on!

The importance of music

Music is a very important part of the lives of almost everyone. This may be listening to music, participating as an amateur, engaging for recreational or for health purposes, as a career, as a source of income or for other reasons.

The Journey - change of direction

Running a business where you rely on sales for your income rather than jumping through the hoops required with government funding is - in a way - much easier to manage. Costs have to be managed and sales have to cover costs or the business fails.

How do we take charge?

I have just attended my third major event in three weeks: Westminster Education Forum; Future Play and the Music Education Expo.