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Secondary Music Teacher Conference on Friday 12th June at MMU Birley CampusAn inspiring, practical one day conference for secondary school music teachers, Music Service/Hub teachers, or for anyone hoping to teach music to secondary school age students. The conference offers an invaluable opportunity to explore new ideas and make social and professional connections in a stimulating and challenging environment. Delegate fees : £80 (GM Hub Schools) £120 (Non GM Hub Schools).
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Sound Special - 2nd Annual Conference on Friday, 1 May 2015 at Bolton St. Catherine's AcademyA grass roots networking and hands-on day supporting anyone making music in special education. There will be a chance to network, ask questions and pick up skills in an informal and positive environment run by people who are committed to music making in SEND settings. Delegate Fees: £85
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GM Music Hub's Primary Schools' Singing Challenge 2015We hope that your school will be able to take part in the GM Music Hub's Primary Schools' Singing Challenge 2015 on Friday 20th March at 2 pm. A performance of the song, conducted by the composer, will be streamed live on the web on Ustream, and you can sing along via this link:
However, it would be advisable to check before the event that you are able to access Ustream on your school's network, and if not, please pass this link on to your IT technicians and request that they allow it.
Richard Iles (@ilesjazz) tweeted at 2:51 pm on Tue, Mar 03, 2015:
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Richard Iles (@ilesjazz) tweeted at 5:40 am on Wed, Mar 04, 2015:
.@GMMusicHub @rory_ingham @AlexanderBone @JudithKnott @SandwellMusic @MAPAS1 @TAMESIDE_MUSIC @BoltonMusicCent
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2015 Primary Schools' Singing Challenge
Resources have just been added to the site for the 2015 Primary Schools' Singing Challenge – a newly commissioned work, "Timeline Detective" by Rob Wilding, about the chronology of British History. These include full and vocal scores, a word-sheet, backing and rehearsal tracks, both for the complete song and for individual sections, plus information about to join in on 20th March 2015.
Go to the resources page
GM Music Hub Singing Group Starter Pack
Download the latest Hub Singing Starter Pack.
The pack is broken down into separate lesson plans, mp3's and resources.
View the full starter pack
Ten Pieces - GM Hub Junior Choirs sing on Blue Peter
Three school choirs from Wigan will be singing a specially arranged school version of ‘Zadok the Priest’ on Blue Peter on 9th October to launch the national BBC ‘Ten Pieces’ project.
They will be practising together at MediaCityUK on Saturday 4th October with Marc Hall from Bolton Music Service.
Oldham Music Service CPD Programme for 2014 / 15 is released
On 22nd September 2015 Bolton Music Service released its comprehensive CPD programme for teachers in primary, secondary and special schools.
Click here to see the programme
Bolton Music Service CPD Programme for 2014 / 15 is released
On 24th September 2015 Bolton Music Service released its comprehensive CPD programme for teachers in primary, secondary and special schools.
Click here to see the programme.