Features & Interviews

Spotlight on Gallions Primary School

A school in one of England’s most deprived boroughs offers proof that putting music at the heart of education offers positive outcomes for entire communities. Ariane Todes paid a visit.

Drake Music Scotland

Drake Music Scotland inform us about their twenty years of work creating opportunities for disabled musicians of all ages.

Onwards to Cardiff

Ahead of the annual Association of British Orchestras (ABO) conference in January, the ISM’s Francesca Treadaway put the spotlight on the conference’s hosts: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Sinfonia Cymru and Welsh National Opera.

The future’s bright

The ISM’s Francesca Treadaway speaks to Sally Taylor, Chief Executive of the Koestler Trust and Sara Lee, Artistic Director of the Irene Taylor Trust to find out how their work changes lives for the better.

Linda Merrick on Brexit and Conservatoires

Royal Northern College of Music Principal and Chair of Conservatoires UK, Professor Linda Merrick, shares her thoughts on the importance of EU relations for our leading music colleges and the impact Brexit could have on the future of UK conservatoire education.