Teaching Music

AIR 2019 launches in Turin Italy

I am very excited to be travelling to Italy again this weekend to launch this year’s Artist In Residence courses.   I will be joined on this trip by MLC Academy steering group members, Steve McCabe (director of Operations) and Laura Spencer (Director of Communications and Events). All of us are excited to be spending …

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The Seeds of Love – Tears for Fears

The Seeds of Love is the third studio album by the British rock/pop band Tears for Fears, released on 25 September 1989.   The album incorporates jazz and blues influences whilst adhering to the band’s iconic sound and is rumoured to have cost a staggering one million pounds (GBP) to produce. “Woman in Chains” Roland Orzabal 6:30 “Badman’s Song” …

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The purpose of music education within a creative workforce

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. …

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