Blog: Music education

El Sistema: Seeing is believing

I have just visited Venezuela and seen El Sistema in practice, at first hand, for the first time. I have to admit that I went with high expectations and therefore feared that I might be disappointed...

Qualified Music Educator

'There is more that unites us than divides us' feels like it should be a famous quotation, but I can’t find it! Lots about divide and rule and the dangers of disunity!

Last Chance Saloon

Between 1999 and 2012 a total of £870m has been put into music education by the Department for Education in addition to the funding received directly by schools.