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Sheku Kanneh-Mason talks racial diversity in classical music

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason: ‘Growing up, I didn’t know of many Black classical musicians’

Join in with violinist Nicola Benedetti’s virtual New Year Sessions

Benedetti Sessions: How to join in with violinist Nicola Benedetti’s online mass tutorials

Government announces new music curriculum for England’s schoolchildren

‘Long time coming’ – government announces new music curriculum for England’s schoolchildren

Oxford University academics consider 'decolonising' music syllabus

Oxford University suggests ‘decolonising’ music syllabus, following years of pressure by students

Young patient Kadina, 16, can’t wait to play the violin

A hospital school is giving child patients a free violin to boost mental health

Footballer Wilfried Zaha calls for every child to be given a free musical instrument

Footballer Wilfried Zaha calls for every child to be given a free musical instrument

Learning a musical instrument increases IQ by 10 percent, study finds

Study says learning a musical instrument increases your IQ by 10 percent

Musicians who train from a young age have ‘super connected’ brains, study finds

Musicians who train from a young age have more ‘connected’ brains, study finds

How Classic FM’s partner orchestras are inspiring us all with their educational offerings

How Classic FM’s partner orchestras are inspiring us all with their educational offerings

Study proves music makes students smarter

It’s true – music really does make students smarter, and this study proves it

ISM report reveals coronavirus is deeply impacting music in schools

Nearly 70 percent of primary schools have reduced music teaching because of COVID-19

Students surprise music teacher

A music teacher became homeless, so his pupils planned this beautiful surprise

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Lang Lang plays for the 'Global Citizen' concert

Lang Lang biopic: ‘Hollywood likes drama. But it was a very emotional journey for me and my father’

London Symphony Orchestra is here for families with its supersonic space-themed concert

London Symphony Orchestra is here for families with its supersonic space-themed concert

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87% of music teachers are now taking on students virtually, reveals ABRSM survey

87% of music teachers have adapted to virtual classes, ABRSM survey reveals

Teach children music theory

16 wonderfully creative ways to teach children music theory

Nicola Benedetti slams “gross undervaluation of teachers”

Violinist Nicola Benedetti slams “gross undervaluation of music teachers”

Nicola Benedetti performs at the Benedetti Sessions

Nicola Benedetti: ‘There is no more valuable position than that of a music teacher’