Teaching Music

Artist in Residence Case Study

Artist in Residence (A.I.R.) is a curriculum level support programme aimed at assisting heads of department, teachers and students of independent music schools by providing a structured framework culminating in the students being able to sit a grade exam*. It gives department heads and business owners time and space to focus on other aspects of… [Read More…] about Artist in Residence Case Study

MLC Academy Sessions Panel event

This March saw MLC Academy host the Sessions Panel at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies annual Industry Week. The Sessions Panel empowers students with business information from music industry professionals who share their knowledge and experience. The events are hosted at prestigious schools and venues around the world. MLC Academy was invited to host the… [Read More…] about MLC Academy Sessions Panel event

Sabian Education Network in Manchester

The Sabian Education Network (SEN) is a thriving community of professional teachers based across the world. Through their members-only website, forum, webinars, and live events, members can participate in a thriving community of drum teachers who are seeking to improve and build their teaching practice. I recently took part in a forum at the UK… [Read More…] about Sabian Education Network in Manchester

The purpose of music education within a creative workforce

A creative workforce does not simply emerge; it needs to be developed, encouraged and supported. MLC Academy has been teaching people music since 2007. The pursuit is often highly individualistic and the journey is complex. Music education has been described as “patchy at best” (Henley 2011) and funding for the arts is suffering across the world.… [Read More…] about The purpose of music education within a creative workforce

The importance of reading

Holidays are an ideal time to sit back and reflect upon what you have learned and recall where it has been learned from. The importance of reading cannot be underestimated. Information is gathered from a plethora of sources – blogs, news websites, academic reports, vlogs and podcasts. More often than not, I have two books… [Read More…] about The importance of reading

Is the desire to be perfect stopping you from achieving your goals?

The need for perfection has never been as great as it is today. Is the desire to be perfect stopping you from achieving your goals? Achieving your goals is important. Creative people are driven by the need to share their art and thanks to social media, there has never before been the opportunity to syndicate… [Read More…] about Is the desire to be perfect stopping you from achieving your goals?

Rock and Blues Drum Track Builder Pack Available Now

Leading music educator, Paul Hose launches his first product for Music Production students: Rock and Blues Drum Track Builder Pack Launching today, this package is an ideal accompaniment to the recently released Music Production Graded Syllabus by RockSchool. The pack allows both students and accomplished musicians alike to build drum tracks for their compositions. The package features:… [Read More…] about Rock and Blues Drum Track Builder Pack Available Now