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Is “Music Education now only for the White and the Wealthy”?
On April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Thoughts on C Gill’s Guardian article: "Music Education is now only for the white and ...

SOUND BEFORE SYMBOL?
On February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments |

“The Brain is just the weight of God - For - Heft them - Pound ...

THE WELL ROUNDED MUSICIAN
On February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments |

THE WELL ROUNDED MUSICIAN  Much is said about nurturing the “well rounded musician”.  Examining boards, ...

WHAT IS THE POINT OF #ABRSM GRADE 5 THEORY?
On February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Contrary to popular opinion, Grade 5 Theory helps us enjoy music more.  Its purpose is ...

A DIALECTIC
On February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments |

https://youtu.be/14BU_jYLJ-w The new CEO of the ABRSM, Michael Elliott, recently said “Separating theory from practice ...

ANYONE FOR SAUCEPANS?
On February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments |

It is incontrovertible that music education, in the UK, is being deskilled at an accelerating ...

#ABRSM MUSIC MARK REPORT BLOG
On January 4, 2017 | 0 Comments |

Dear Ed I am a music teacher working in the public and private sectors and ...

LIMITATIONS OF #TONIC SOL-FA
On February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments |

On Friday I met Sophie (aged 12) for our first piano lesson.  She had been ...

LEARN #ABRSM GRADE 5 THEORY WITH PAMELA ROSE
On January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments |

“It is our great success as music teachers to create independent musicians. Such independence can ...

A #MUSICAL NOTE TO #PARENTS
On January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments |

It may be childish to see life’s events on a continuum of fairness but maybe ...