Month: November 2010

Fighting the cuts: will music education survive?

The tagline of this article on Charlotte Higgins’ culture blog on the Guardian’s website is depressing, to say the least: ‘Looming cuts to university arts and humanities departments destroy the consensus that the arts have inherent value’. The consequences are already beginning to show. Few musicians I have worked, played and studied with are continuing…
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Girl Guiding UK

Just a quick post to point my lovely readers in the direction of a project I recently took part in, which has just been uploaded to the internet. Creative Orchestra commissioned several composers to write a soundtrack to a video for Girl Guiding UK . It’s a powerful video, and an important cause. I’ve just…
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