music education

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

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.

New consultation reinforces how crucial music making is for young people

Sound Connections works on behalf of children and young people to strengthen the music sector, bridge gaps in provision and deliv

Guest blog: Creating benchmarks, not boundaries

At Rockschool, our ethos has always been to empower musicians and help them achieve their aims, whether they’re applying for univ

Tell us your views on music education

We know members are passionate about music education for under-18s and as life-long learners themselves are aware of the benefits