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MT1017_001_Cover_AS.inddOctober 2017

Strings focus: violinist Catherine Arlidge discusses her ambitious plans for musicians at the National Children’s Orchestra; the new Haslemere String Competition aims to provide big opportunities to talented young players; intuitive learning with Colourstrings; and repertoire for starter string groups.


Plus, how to design a good music curriculum; the role of touch in piano teaching goes under the microscope; Glebelands School welcomes players from the local community into their lunchtime orchestra rehearsals; Brexit uncertainties for UK conservatoires; a new model for Musical Futures; developing confident conducting skills in Bristol; British values and classroom music; Jolly Music’s new digital resource for early years teachers; beginner DJ skills made easy; and David Lammy MP on his time as a chorister.

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