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Sound foundations

Music Education for pre-school and primary pupils was the focus of the Sound Foundations seminar on 27 February. Sharon Mark went along.

What is music for?

Clarinettist Colin Bradbury has been a member of the ISM since 1966 and was the Society’s President in 2006-07.

The Music Manifesto, four years on

The Music Manifesto was launched in 2004 as a 3 to 5 year programme. As we come to the end of year 4, Richard Hallam, National Music Participation Co-ordinator at the Department for Children, Schools and Families, takes stock of the programme and considers how to take it into the next 10 years.

Tafahum: East meets West

Tafahum (Arabic for understanding) took place on 7 July 2008 at St John’s, Smith Square, London. Composer/conductor Benjamin Ellin introduces the project.