Does Music Education Matter?
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It has been widely reported that listening to and playing music has a positive impact on health and wellbeing as well as providing benefits to culture and the economy.
In recent years the numbers of young children that have access to music education in UK state schools has fallen due to funding cuts and reach. If this decline continues, A-level music may have zero entries by 2033.
Why is music so important?
What role does it play in connecting us with our social and cultural identity?
How vital is it for the teaching of music in schools to survive?
Join us as we explore these questions and more with our expert witness, Ustaad Dharambir Singh MBE, Sitar player and Indian Music educator