Tag Archives: A Level Music

More Thoughts on the A Level Music Curriculum

I have spent much time over the last several years trying to think more deeply about some of the issues associated with the ways in which students are prepared for higher education music courses. The National Diploma awards which were … Continue reading

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Music Making in Merthyr Tydfil: Memories of Place and Space

Since starting my Sting book last year, I have become really interested in the relationship of music and memory. Although my Sting book is specifically focused on one musician’s complex love hate relationship with his hometown of Newcastle, something which … Continue reading

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Popular Music in the School

I took part in some consultancy work at the weekend on the new A Level Music Syllabus. Although the details are confidential for the moment, it got me thinking about the state of popular music based education during the school … Continue reading

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