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Top musicians unite in call for all pupils to have the right to learn an instrument

Myleene Klass has condemned cuts to music tuition in schools, joining many public figures and musicians calling for all pupils to be given the right to learn an instrument. The classically trained former pop star said research showed music can help boost children’s intellectual, linguistic and emotional development. “Because it’s not maths or English, not what Read more about Top musicians unite in call for all pupils to have the right to learn an instrument[…]

Great music is for everyone

‘Classical Music is for all – so why are young people being deprived of one of life’s great pleasures?’ says Rob Rinder in the London Evening Standard. ‘Learning a musical instrument nurtures independence, confidence, staying power, collaboration, even mathematical capability. More importantly, it fosters imagination, and the connection with something beyond everyday curricular drudgery. I Read more about Great music is for everyone[…]

No primary-aged child should miss out on playing music say former winners of the BBC Young Musician

No primary-aged child should miss out on playing music say former winners of the BBC Young Musician . When three musical prodigies took the stage on Sunday night to battle for the prestigious title of BBC Young Musician, the virtuosity on display will leave viewers in no doubt about the musical potential possessed by some Read more about No primary-aged child should miss out on playing music say former winners of the BBC Young Musician[…]

BBC Young Musicians plea for free music lessons for children

The winners of the BBC Young Musician competition unite in a plea for all primary school children to be given free music lessons This year, the BBC is celebrating 40 years of its Young Musician competition. All of us past winners take great pride in its legacy, which is a part of the musical heritage Read more about BBC Young Musicians plea for free music lessons for children[…]

Annie Pullar

Violinist Annie Pullar is a recent graduate of the Royal Welsh College (RWCMD). During her final year she began playing a viola loaned from the College. “I quickly realised I had really fallen in love with the instrument, and now want to return to college to undertake a Masters; but I can’t afford a second Read more about Annie Pullar[…]