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ACM unveils first Music Production scholarship recipient

ACM unveils first Music Production scholarship recipient

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After announcing the inaugural Music Production Music Gateway scholarship earlier this summer, the Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) has revealed the scholarship’s first ever recipient.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 18th 2017 at 1:03PM
ABRSM unveils new singing syllabus, songbooks and singing practice app

ABRSM unveils new singing syllabus, songbooks and singing practice app

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ABRSM has released a new singing syllabus for candidates who will be taking exams from January 2018 onwards.

Laura  Barnes
on Sep 7th 2017 at 3:03PM
ACM builds new flagship recording studio at Guildford campus

ACM builds new flagship recording studio at Guildford campus

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) is building a brand new recording facility at its Guildford campus, set for completion in September.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 30th 2017 at 2:42PM
ACM presents Educational Innovation award to Dima Rizk at 2017's Positive for Youth Awards

ACM presents Educational Innovation award to Dima Rizk at 2017's Positive for Youth Awards

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) handed over the Educational Innovation: Empowering Others Award at this year’s Positive for Youth Awards to Dima Rizk.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 24th 2017 at 2:31PM

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ACM launches Music Production Scholarship worth £27,000

ACM launches Music Production Scholarship worth £27,000

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The Academy of Contemporary Music (ACM) has announced a brand new Music Production Scholarship in partnership with Music Gateway.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 21st 2017 at 2:34PM
OPINION: Should music teachers strive for perfection or participation?

OPINION: Should music teachers strive for perfection or participation?

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In the world of music we hear the word ‘talent’ an awful lot. And the general opinion is that some people have a natural talent and others just don’t.

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 21st 2017 at 10:10AM
A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

A-Level results show 'deep concerns' about uptake of music lessons

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This week, A-level and AS level results were released for schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. But while students celebrated their achievements, the results from the Joint Council of ...

Laura  Barnes
on Aug 18th 2017 at 11:03AM
ISM: 'Education Secretary has betrayed the future of our children, as well as our thriving creative industries'

ISM: 'Education Secretary has betrayed the future of our children, as well as our thriving creative industries'

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The Government has revealed its plans for the EBacc eighteen months after the consultation closed, and the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has not held back with its response to ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 20th 2017 at 10:14AM

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Top 10 stories of the week: John Blackwell, Glastonbury's elite line-up, school removes music lessons

Top 10 stories of the week: John Blackwell, Glastonbury's elite line-up, school removes music lessons

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This biggest story on MI Pro this week was the sad news that iconic drummer John Blackwell has passed away.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 7th 2017 at 9:04AM
ABRSM introduces new Woodwind Syllabus

ABRSM introduces new Woodwind Syllabus

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ABRSM has released a new Woodwind Syllabus for candidates who will be taking exams from January 2018 onwards.

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 6th 2017 at 10:49AM
OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

OPINION: Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons

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The likes of ISM have been campaigning heavily to protect creative subjects in schools, but is the wider musical instrument industry doing enough to support the continuation of music lessons?

Laura  Barnes
on Jul 4th 2017 at 11:58AM
Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

Impact of EBacc brought to light as UK school removes music lessons from curriculum

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A school in Essex has decided to remove weekly music lessons for pupils aged between 11 and 13 due to budget cuts.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 30th 2017 at 11:20AM

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Are holographic teachers the future of music education?

Are holographic teachers the future of music education?

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It wasn’t too long ago that our vision of what the near future would look like consisted of robots and machines helping humans go about their daily lives, serving them ...

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 22nd 2017 at 11:16AM
The Physics House Band wins first ever BIMM Artist Award

The Physics House Band wins first ever BIMM Artist Award

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Brighton's The Physics House Band has been announced as the first ever BIMM Artist Award winners.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 18th 2017 at 12:50PM
EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

EBacc is having a 'devastating' effect on the uptake of music in schools

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New reports have revealed that EBacc subjects are at an all-time high as fewer pupils are taking creative subjects.

Laura  Barnes
on Jun 16th 2017 at 11:13AM