Music in education: a living relic of Western Europe’s colonial mentality
Since music entered the National Curriculum in 1988, the UK’s approach to musical education has been grounded in Western Classical traditions.
How women took over the London Jazz scene in 2017
2017 saw the beginning of a new generation of young women establish themselves as the new voices and faces of the male dominated UK Jazz scene.
George Floyd - We Cannot Stay Silent
If we are serious about dismantling the systems of oppression that manifest themselves in many areas of society, how can we address these balances in our lessons?
Where are the Black Classical Composers?
I’ve always wondered why, when studying music in school, we never learnt about music from western Africa or the Caribbean during the generally accepted years of western Classical music (1730-1820).