learning music

Help to shape the future of choral music

Do you love the idea of digital scores and rich-media choral apps, or does the thought of losing physical scores make your blood boil?

Learn to Play Day 2016 – 12/13 March

National Learn To Play Day is back for its fifth successive year on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March 2016.

Learn to Play Day checklist

Are you running a Learn to Play Day? Use our checklist to keep on track.

How making music benefits your brain

When you listen to music, multiple areas of your brain become engaged and active. But when you actually play an instrument, that activity becomes more like a full-body brain workout. What's going on? Anita Collins explains the fireworks that go off in musicians' brains when they play, and examines some of the long-term positive effects of this mental workout.