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Banks Musicroom, York: Get Set! Piano – Workshop 2

Banks Musicroom, York: Get Set! Piano – Workshop 2

Musicroom Stores May 28, 2014 0

If you are a piano teacher, don’t miss this FREE workshop with Karen Marshall and Heather Hammond. Following the success of our first ‘Get Set! Piano’ event last year, we are happy to announce

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Inspire your piano students at Musicroom York

Inspire your piano students at Musicroom York

GregJohnson April 23, 2013 0

Teachers! Don’t miss out on Musicroom York’s FREE workshop with Karen Marshall and Heather Hammond this May. On Saturday May 18, Karen Marshall and Heather Hammond,  the authors of the Get Set! Piano series

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Double discounts and cake at Musicroom Edinburgh

Double discounts and cake at Musicroom Edinburgh

Edinburgh September 14, 2012 0

On Saturday September 15, Musicroom’s Edinburgh store at Rae Macintosh Music will be hosting their second Teacher’s Coffee Morning of the new Academic Year. Between 10am and 1pm the store will be offering their

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Early years teachers can Start With A Story

Early years teachers can Start With A Story

GregJohnson August 7, 2012 0

Start With A Story is a new series of musical activity learning resources for specialist and non-specialist early years teachers. Based around a fun and imaginative story, each book brings in sing along songs,

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El Sistema inspires new orchestras in England

El Sistema inspires new orchestras in England

GregJohnson July 17, 2012 2

Venezuela’s world-famous El Sistema orchestra has helped to breathe new life into the UK’s classical music scene, inspiring the formation of four brand new youth orchestras across England. The new orchestras have been launched

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Musicroom at the Education Show, Birmingham: show preview

Musicroom at the Education Show, Birmingham: show preview

GregJohnson March 15, 2012 0

The Education Show kicked off today at the NEC in Birmingham. More than 12,000 education professionals, from Early Years through to Secondary and Further Education, are expected to attend the trade fair – one

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Music Education Hubs ‘must provide services for children with special education needs and disabilities’

Music Education Hubs ‘must provide services for children with special education needs and disabilities’

GregJohnson March 12, 2012 0

Any new Music Education Hub set up under the government’s new National Plan for Music Education must take responsibility and accountability for providing services for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) –

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Call for schools to provide improved cultural education

Call for schools to provide improved cultural education

GregJohnson February 28, 2012 0

Schoolchildren from all walks of life will be given the chance to take part in “high culture” – that was the government’s response following a review into how the arts are often closed off

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The music industry in 2012: more small gigs and a national plan for music education

The music industry in 2012: more small gigs and a national plan for music education

GregJohnson February 20, 2012 0

After a turbulent 2011, the British music industry is looking ahead to a positive 2012 and according to Paul McManus, chief executive of the Music Industries Association (MIA), there is a lot to work

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MC5 bassist and educational music charity founder Michael Davis dies

MC5 bassist and educational music charity founder Michael Davis dies

GregJohnson February 20, 2012 0

Bass guitarist and music education charity founder Michael Davis has died from liver failure at the age of 68. He had spent his youth in the 1960s and early 1970s in punk rock band

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