Music Teacher magazine is the essential meeting point and resource for music education practitioners.

Whether you teach class music, or are a peripatetic/private instrumental teacher, Music Teacher will provide you with invaluable ideas for your teaching, with substantial online lesson materials and a range of practical features. Packed with reviews, news, comment and debate, as well as the latest jobs, professional development opportunities and fantastic special offers, Music Teacher is all you need to teach music.

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Contents for Music Teacher

            The rock, pop and jazz issue

            School of rock
            Assessment is an integral part of teaching but when it comes to the plethora of non-classical exams on the market it’s tough to know where to start. MT’s resident guitar expert Al Summers offers an overview 

            The Glee Effect
            The rise of reality TV singing competitions and that US comedy-drama series has placed renewed pressure on vocal teaching. Jeremy Fisher offers some sage advice

            Got that Swing?
            Pro-musicians and ABRSM examiners Mark Armstrong and Alexander L’Estrange share some engaging tips for teaching jazz. Be prepared to sing!


          • Music Tracks: Individual assessment in a small group setting
          • MT meets National Foundation for Youth Music's executive director Matt Griffiths
          • Notes from St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School in Basildon, one of the featured schools in Channel 4’s Don’t Stop the Music, featuring pianist James Rhodes
          • Simultaneous learning: Paul Harris explains the importance of strategic approach

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A recent house move unearthed a box of forgotten memorabilia, newly coveted in this digital age. Hidden beneath the magazine cuttings and birthday cards lay a handwritten note: ‘Thank you for my flute lessons and for teaching me to be a musician’. The warm and fuzzy feeling that arose from reading the childish scrawl was as acute as it had been upon the initial receipt. Sharing a love for music is one of the most important things we can do, and I am in awe of those who devote their lives to this noble – yet challenging – profession. It’s one of the many reasons I am delighted to be acting editor of Music Teacher and I look forward to keeping the editorial armchair warm for the 
next incumbent.

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