The new model music curriculum has been launched by the DfE for schools in England.
The Create a Buzz project was launched by Age UK Cheshire in partnership with the award winning Foden's Band to help tackle social isolation and loneliness amongst older people through learning to play a musical instrument.
The Easter holidays are nearly upon us, and the team at Brass Bands England are preparing for an exciting live-streamed workshop day for brass players and percussionists on Wednesday 7th April 2021 called “Fun Foundations”.
A new analysis on the effect of Mozart’s music on epilepsy has confirmed that listening to his piano music can reduce the frequency of epilepsy attacks. The results of this study of studies, which may overturn current scepticism about the effect, were presented at the 2020[...]
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In this Vlog I run through my five top tips for safer brass playing during COVID.
The Bands of the HM Royal Marines are always keen to encourage young musicians, so Scotland Band have been exploring pBugles as an option to use in their outreach programmes.
In this Vlog from Grant Golding, Grant walks us through using the famous Post Horn Gallop.
Now that we are returning to work, play and education, it feels good to be on the pathway back to the resumption of a more normal education generally and brass playing specifically. However, Covid is still here and we must remain vigilant as restrictions are slowly lifted. A key[...]
The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced “the publication of a groundbreaking white paper on the extraordinary impact of music education on child development.” Titled Music for Every Child, the white paper was written by Indre Viskontas, a neuroscientist[...]