Education & Skills

Music Education Resources

UK Music is putting together a list of music education resources that we hope you find helpful, whether you are homeschooling children, trying to teach a class, or working on a school or university project.

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UK Music has put together a list of music education resources that we hope you find helpful, whether you are homeschooling children, trying to teach a class, or working on a school or university project.

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Music Instrument Teaching & Learning

Music Activities for Young Children

  • Jam With Jamie are hosting virtual music classes. Please note timings are Pacific Time.
  • Union City Play are running daily music, movement, yoga classes, and more for pre-K/young kids.
  • Music Room are providing free music lessons for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 that can be taught at home.
  • Music Room also have a range of resources for very young children, plus instruments and resources for adults to learn with their children. (£)
  • BBC Bitesize has a new project called Bring The Noise, with of resources, guides and videos.
  • Online Music Activities for Families is a Facebook Group from NYMAZ with lots of fun activities, as well as live broadcasts.

Music Resources for Secondary Level

  • Hal Leonard has dozens of materials for homeschooling families, whether you’re learning basic music theory or how to play the recorder or guitar. (£).
  • The MPA are running a ‘My Music in the Movies’ competition for budding songwriters of secondary school age (between the ages of 11-18), who will have the opportunity to receive direct feedback from a pane.
  • Charanga has contemporary digital resources for music teachers and schools. (£ – 30 day free trail)
  • The National Theatre has some great resource vides about their performances, including live streams.
  • The Met Opera are hosting live streams on their website.
  • NPR have a list of virtual concerts, from jazz, to rock, opera to hip hop.
  • Transformance Music are offering their Teaching Music with Garageband for iPad‘ resource for free/donation.
  • UK Music’s Music Inc is a free app on managing music bands.
  • Music Theory Helper is an app that helps individuals to improve their music theory knowledge.
  • Cracking Ideas has some music lessons plans available around the topic of Intellectual Property.
  • NYMAZ have a great range of resources on their website, including how to support your child’s learning, learning to play an instrument, creating music online and music qualifications.
  • The Roudhouse have created music resources for 11-17-year-olds.
  • Hackney Music Hub has resources for Primary and Secondary.
  • The Roundhouse have put together a host of resources to create your own home studio – available to their Roundhouse Studio members aged 11-25.

Music resources for University Level