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05 Feb 2019

Protest to Be Held by Local School Students Against Midlothian Council’s Decision to Axe Instrument Tuition

A musical flash mob will be gathering on Tuesday 12 February outside the council chambers in Dalkeith, to protest Midlothian Council’s recently announced plan to axe music tuition in its schools.

04 Feb 2019

Musicians’ Union Responds with Anger to Plan by Midlothian Council to Sever Music Tuition in its Schools

The Musicians’ Union (MU) has expressed its consternation at the announcement by Midlothian Council that it is set to entirely axe all musical instrument tuition in its schools - bar for children who are studying for Higher or National Five exams in the subject. This will make it the first local authority in Scotland to take such unwelcome action.

17 Jan 2019

MU Expresses Concern as Newham Council Seeks to Cancel Music Education Scheme

Concerns have been raised by the Musicians’ Union (MU) over a consultation launched by the London Borough of Newham Council, which seeks to scrap its ‘Every Child a Musician’ programme.

21 Dec 2018

Bursaries for London CME Programme

The MU is offering up to five members a one-third fees bursary for a new Certificate for Music Educators (CME) programme being run by Morley College in London.

07 Nov 2018

Support Call to “Let Every Child Learn Music” on Facebook

The Musicians’ Union has released a “Let every child learn music” Facebook Frame to highlight access to music lessons in schools.

06 Nov 2018

Access to Music Lessons Dying out for Poorer Families

New data released today (6 November 2018) shows many parts of the UK are at risk of under-representation in the music industry, as lower income families are priced out of music lessons.

03 Jul 2018

Musicians' Union Calls for Support to Strengthen Music Education Provision in Wales

The Musicians’ Union (MU) is calling on Welsh Government, Local Authorities, and other organisations in Wales to support and strengthen music education provision.

22 Jun 2018

The MU Encourages Scottish Members to Have Their Say About Youth Music Activity

Help build a picture of youth music activity in Scotland, and shape the future of music in Scotland, with this 5 - 15 minute survey.