Music should be central to children’s learning right from the start yet it is in peril in many state schools due to a lack of funds, vision and joined up thinking
In an educational environment where everything is justified by results and quantified by league tables, music has to some extent become the weakest link: marginalised and superfluous – not a real subject. It has also been the victim of the constantly shifting sands of government policy: many fine intentions for music have not been fully implemented. Full story.
Thomas Kemp (Gramophone) / September 28, 2016