music education

#ChangeTheTune campaign takes first step in legal challenge

The #ChangeTheTune campaign has taken the first step in formally challenging the legality of charging fees for instrumental tuiti

Policymakers need to act following 'Music education: State of the Nation' report

The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), long at the forefront of lobbying for music (and arts) education in schools, has jus

Funding cuts and rising costs threaten musical instrument tuition in Scottish schools

Making Music is dismayed at the news in the past week of local authorities in Scotland hiking up fees for instrumental tuition in

Depriving children of access to music education is affecting us all - take action now

Your signature could protect music and create a healthy society, thriving communities and happy individuals for the future.

Open letter: The case for free musical instrument tuition in schools for every child

Making music as a hobby has a long tradition in the UK where there are an estimated 40,000 choirs and at least 20,000 instrumenta

Music education

What does music education for everyone look like? And what can Making Music and its members do to make it happen?

To help us answer these questions, in May 2018 we asked members for their views. This report is a result of that consultation.

An introduction to... music genres

There’s a wonderful variety of musical genres being played and sung in towns, cities and neighbourhoods across the UK, so we decided to create introductory guides to some of them. Pick a genre and dive in to find out more and how you can get involved. Or if you would like to submit an introduction to your favourite kind of music, please email us

Member consultation on music education

Music education for under-18s is a much-discussed issue.