Learning Music Technology through technology; now and into the future…

Lockdown has rapidly reframed the way we are teaching and interacting with pupils. In this helpful blog for fellow teachers, AS Music Teacher and current Listen Imagine Compose masters student Nick Hughes outlines some practical tips for using music technology to manage remote learning, as well as suggestions for free software to get you started. … Continued


Alison Willis on the Listen Imagine Compose Away Day (2018)

When I was invited to the Listen, Imagine, Compose Away Day I really didn’t know what to expect. I knew it was a project to do with composing and education but very little beyond that. What I found was a structured and carefully thought out day of thought provoking presentations and discussions reflecting on how … Continued


29th June Away Day (Birmingham)

The Listen Imagine Compose annual Away Day in Birmingham this June brings together the partnership’s researchers, composers, teachers and arts organisations for a day of presentations, discussions and practical activities focusing on how composing is taught and learned in secondary schools.   The Away Day is an invaluable opportunity for secondary music teachers to explore … Continued


15th May West Midlands Teacher Network Event

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group is hosting the second Teacher Network Event for West Midlands music teachers wanting to explore and strengthen their approach to teaching composing. These informal events draw on the research generated by Listen Imagine Compose and offer teachers a chance to explore its findings, share personal experiences and to discover practical solutions … Continued


13th June London Teachers Network Event

Sound and Music are hosting the second Teacher Network Event for London music teachers wanting to explore and strengthen their approach to teaching composing. These informal events draw on the research generated by Listen Imagine Compose and offer teachers a chance to explore its findings, share personal experiences and to discover practical solutions to teaching … Continued


London Teachers Network Day

Yesterday evening we held our first ever teachers network day in Somerset House! 11 teachers attended the event, which explored how they could improve the education of music composition within the classroom. The workshop involved discussions around the teachers’ current classroom practice and how they individually approach lessons with each year group. They shared creative solutions with one … Continued