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Congratulations to Cumbria Music Service cello teacher, Alex Mcquiston. Alex is director of Absolute Classics, which has been awarded the Cultural Champion Award at the Dumfries and Galloway Life Awards 2015.


Youth Music Network – Do, Review, Improve

Do, Review, Improve… A quality framework for music education This framework will help you to evaluate the quality of music-making sessions, both for self-reflection and for the constructive observation of your peers. The framework comprises the 23 criteria that evidence collected by Youth Music suggests is desirable for a high […]

November’s Feature Musician – Alison Blunt 1

Alison Blunt November’s feature musician is Alison Blunt who learned the violin in Cumbria before going on to study at the Birmingham Conservatoire and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She describes herself as a Music Artist.   What instruments do you play? I’m a violinist but I also try […]

Alison Blunt


November’s Resource of the Month

The music examinations board ABRSM has just launched their new online resource for primary school Classical 100 in partnership with record label Decca and Classic FM. Classical 100 is a free resource for all primary school teachers looking to engage and inspire their pupils with classical music. Complementing existing teaching […]


Thursday 26th November 2015 – 11.00 until c.11.35 BBC Learning is hosting a special Ten Pieces Live Lesson from MediaCityUK with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra presented by CBBC’s Naomi Wilkinson and Blur’s Alex James. Naomi and Alex will also be joined by very special guests; including four times world DJ […]