State of the Nation Report for Music Education   Recently updated !

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Music Education – set up to bring together MPs and peers from all parties who believe in and support music education for our children – has published their State of the Nation Report for Music Education. This report, published in collaboration with the University of Sussex […]


New for 2019: NYJO Regional Academy

Applications are now open for our new NYJO Regional Academy, which launches with a first session on 16 February at North Lakes Primary School, Penrith.   We are looking for young musicians with an interest in jazz to work with experts and young leaders from National Youth Jazz Orchestra to […]


What is Cumbria Music Education Hub?

We are a partnership that brings together local organisations from across Cumbria to deliver the best music education for children and young people. We work together to create joined up, high quality music education in and out of school, getting the most from government funding for music education for young […]


British Youth Music Theatre Auditions

British Youth Music Theatre is currently out and about in search of the next generation of musical theatre talent – could that be one of your students! As the leading music theatre company for young people and a National Youth Music Organisation, BYMT pride themselves in being completely inclusive. Young people of all backgrounds, who are unable to […]


Musical Futures Tech Champions   Recently updated !

Musical Futures, in partnership with Ableton, are looking to recruit 10 Tech Champion Teachers/Schools from the UK & Ireland to be part of an exciting two-year project involving exploring and developing innovative approaches within their classrooms using music technology. REGISTER HERE for a Project Info Pack & Application Form. The […]


Former CYO conductor inspiring women conductors

Alice certainly encouraged our young musicians as conductor of Cumbria Youth Orchestra, but her support for women conductors through the Royal Philharmonic Society placed her with Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Nicola Benedetti on the Woman’s Hour 2018 PowerList of musical influencers. “She’s encouraged more women to take up conducting, whether they are […]


March Girls in Jazz workshop

BlueJam’s ongoing series of Girls in Jazz workshops is open to singers and instrumentalists aged 10-25. Beginners and more experienced players are all welcome