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OverRule Britannia

Opera singer and Artistic Director of Pegasus Opera Company, Alison Buchanon, gives her perspective on the annual inclusion of Rule, Britannia! in the Last Night of the Proms, as well as Prom-style events around the UK.

Returning to face-to-face teaching

Last week, we caught up with two ISM members – singing and piano teacher, Annie Sharkey FISM, and piano teacher, Joanne Snowden – to share their experiences of lockdown, and how they have found the process of returning to face-to-face teaching.

Returning to performing

ISM member and pianist, Jane Everard MISM, shares her experience of returning to live performance, putting on a socially-distanced concert in her local community for VJ Day.

What to do with 'diversity fatigue'

As part of our Black History Month Resources, Amanda Parker, Director of Inc Arts, discusses the increasing usage of the phrase 'Diversity Fatigue', which describes a weariness of hearing the narratives of others. In this exclusive guest blog, Amanda offers fresh perspectives on how to re-imagine your relationship with diversity.

Diversify your music lessons: Next steps

Following on from our recent webinar with Mahaliah Edwards, we have created a blog summarising Mahaliah's experiences and her six steps to help introduce diversity into your music lessons, as well as providing some useful additional resources.