Awards

Longlisted 2016

The Music Education Council in November 2016 announced their longlist for the 2016 MEC UK Music Education Awards. Kathryn Deane, Chair of the judging panel said: “Judging these awards gets tougher every year, as standards climb. Our commendations of the 13 entries we have longlisted shows clearly that any of them could be our eventual winner.

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Awards 2016

Formerly the National Music Council Music Education Awards, the new Music Education Awards are now run by the Music Education Council. The awards celebrate the work of hubs in England and music services in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that demonstrate imaginative, inclusive and all round high-quality music provision. Drawing attention to such best practice allows colleagues to learn from each other and share their exemplary practice more widely. These awards also offer the opportunity to promote widely the value and importance of everybody’s work, helping to secure the future of high quality music education for all.

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Will Michael Jazz Awards 2016

This year’s Jazz UK Will Michael Jazz Education Awards will be presented on Sunday 18 September at CAST in Doncaster in association with the Doncaster Music Education Hub, and the National Youth Jazz Orchestra. These Awards are important because they are the only means of according national recognition to those Music Hubs and Music Services which can demonstrate a commitment to jazz education.

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SoundStorm – Winner 2015

We were delighted to find out last year that we were once again short listed for the Music Education Council’s Major Award for Best Hub. This Thursday at the Music Education Expo, we were at the black tie dinner to find out whether we’ve won and in the roll up to the announcement we thought we’d make a film to showcase a bit more of what we do.

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Portsmouth Music Hub – Winner 2015

Portsmouth Music Hub aims high to produce the most engaging opportunities, teaching excellence and a diverse and exciting cultural education for children and young people in Portsmouth. Storyscape, the tenth songbook in our award-winning series, was created by local composers and musicians, and it has children at the heart of the process as we asked them what they wanted to hear and what they wanted to sing. Children and young people are central to what we do, and their feedback really matters.

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Awards 2015

The Major Award joint winners for 2015 - Porstmouth Music Hub and SoundStorm Music Hub were announced and presented as part of the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence, which took place on Thursday 25th February. Formerly the National Music Council Music Education Awards, the new Music Education Awards are now run by the Music Education Council. The awards celebrate the work of hubs in England and music services in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that demonstrate imaginative, inclusive and all round high-quality music provision.

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Awarding Panel Reports

Historical reports from previous years will be uploaded over time.

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