About the National Music Council
Applications are now invited for this year's National Music Council's Education Awards. The scheme recognises Hubs (in England) and local authorities across the rest of the UK that are able to demonstrate imaginative, inclusive and all round high-quality music provision in a particular year. Each year, Jazz Services also award the Will Michael Jazz Education Awards.
For further information or to request an application form please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Music Council is among the many organisations supporting the ISM's Protect Music Education campaign.
Mark Pemberton, Chair of the NMC says: "The National Music Council, which exists to promote the interest of the music sector as a whole, has for many decades recognised the invaluable contribution made initially by local authority music services, and latterly by music education hubs, through its annual NMC Music Education Awards. The Awards recognise Hubs (in England) and local authorities across the rest of the UK that are able to demonstrate imaginative, inclusive and all round high-quality music provision in a particular year. It is absolutely vital that we do not lose the commitment and expertise of the many music teachers who do such great work with children across England, and we fully support the Protect Music Education campaign."
We encourage members to sign the petition in support of music education.
The next event in the National Music Council’s series of roundtable talks for members will take place on Friday 13th June from 2pm to 4pm at the Music Publishers Association, British Music House, 26 Berners Street, London W1T 3LR.
We will be joined by Darren Henley, Managing Director of Classic FM, and author of the National Plan for Music Education, for a discussion on future strategy for music education and Music Education Hubs, as well on the state of the broadcasting industry.
There will also be an opportunity for members to share any issues and concerns.
If you would like to attend this event, please email Clare Fisher at email@example.com.
NMC supports the European Music Council's statement which condemns the closing of ERT (the public broadcaster in Greece). The closure also affects the ERT music ensembles, such as the National Symphony Orchestra, the Contemporary Music Ensemble and Choir.
Hub leaders in England and Local Authorities in the rest of the UK are now invited to make submissions for the 2013 NMC Music Education Awards.
“Ensuring quality” at the heart of new National Music Plan
The National Music Council welcomes publication of the National Plan for Music Education.
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