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Double celebration for Portsmouth Music Hub
Portsmouth Music Hub marks its 4th anniversary and is shortlisted for award

New London youth orchestra launched in Newham
The newly formed Newham Philharmonic is inviting applications from young musicians

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Irish Tour 2015: Reveal Day premiere
Over 50 young musicians come together to premiere their original music videos on the big screen with Music Generation in Dublin

£0.5bn investment in British music artists and songwriters is record high
New BPI data shows UK music labels and publishers have invested £497m in careers of artists, songwriters and composers

Portsmouth's first Ceilidh Day
More than 200 children attended a special event organised by Portsmouth Music Hub and partners

NYCGB launches Big Give 2015 in aid of bursary scheme
National Youth Choirs of Great Britain's target of £30k will enable 60 young singers to participate in 2016 programmes

Report calls for music hubs to promote advocacy for musical inclusion
Hubs need to ensure that children in challenging circumstances do not lose out on music-making opportunities, says Youth Music

Oxford University research shows singing as social 'ice-breaker'
A new study suggest that group singing promotes 'fast cohesion between unfamiliar individuals'

MusTech5: Transforming Music Education Through Technology
The Scottish Association for Music Education's biennial conference takes place on 16 January 2016

Six Scottish Youth Arts Agencies awarded over £400,000
Creative Scotland makes awards of between £50k–£100k for new 'Time to Shine' digital projects

BBC Proms to debut in Australia in 2016
The world's largest classical music festival launches a first season next year in Melbourne

US Department of Education encourages schools to go open
Department proposes rule requiring educational materials created with federal grants to be openly licensed to give any school access

National Youth Choirs to receive PRS for Music Foundation award
National Youth Choirs of Great Britain's New Music Programme is to receive the David Bedford Music Education Award

National Youth Folk Ensemble inaugural Artistic Director appointed
Fiddle player and BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician Of The Year, Sam Sweeney, will lead English Folk Dance and Song Society’s new youth ensemble




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