Archives: May 2021

10th May 2021

BLOG: Jonathan Dunn – Music Technology in the Zoom Age

As we slowly move out of lockdown and face-to-face music lessons in schools gradually restart it’s useful to reflect on the experiences we’ve had using music technology in online lessons. Coming from a music technology background I am a very keen user of music tech, either for individual or full-class sessions. This ranges from the […]

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BLOG: Siân McInally – My journey as a musician over the last year or so

In March 2020 my diary was jam packed with a wide variety of work.  As a member of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra I was due to play in seven concerts at the Royal Albert Hall in the first week of lockdown, each subsequent month had London concerts plus visits to the orchestra’s seven residencies around […]

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6th May 2021

Wiltshire Music Education Awards 2021

After the success of last year and as part of our #DontDropMusicCampaign we are delighted to announce the launch of the Wiltshire Music Education Awards 2021. Criteria and nomination forms HERE This year there are 7 award categories: 1. Wiltshire Primary School Music Teacher of the Year 2021 2. Wiltshire Secondary School Music Teacher of the Year 2021 3. Wiltshire Inspirational […]

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5th May 2021

BLOG: Paula Boyagis – How have the limitations of online tuition affected progression?

This last year has been an enormous learning curve for music educators. Adapting to teaching online, contending with the vagaries of the internet, keeping our pupils enthusiastic, and having to completely change our game plans. Initially the intention was to keep up a rapport with our pupils and to maintain an interest in playing our […]

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