1. Q&A with Jen Purbrook

    We've been lucky enough to get to know you over the last eight months, can you tell our readers of the blog a bit about yourself?
    Hi I'm Jen, I'm 18 years old and I do an apprenticeship at Kevin Mayhew.

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  2. Featured Composer of the Month

    Heather Hammond is a prolific and immensely popular composer whose work is published by Kevin Mayhew. She studied piano and clarinet at Leeds College of Music. Postgraduate studies followed in Education at Bretton Hall College, Wakefield and Music Technology at York University.

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  3. Five Note Philharmonic - Sarah Watts

    I have so much to thank music for. Not just the obvious things like appreciating its power to relax me, change my mood and to conjure up life memories etc. Those things are important and powerful of course, and one should never underestimate the power of music, but for me, it was so much more.

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  4. A quick chat with Ali Dee...

    Describe a typical day in the life of Ali Dee
    Currently, my day starts with a bounce (literally!) on my mini trampoline, as I try to convince my body that it is alive and awake and raring to go.

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  5. An interview with Colin Mawby

    This week we are honoured to present an interview with Colin Mawby. He has worked with the London Mozart Players, the Wren Orchestra, Pro Cantione Antiqua, the Belgian Radio Choir and the BBC Singers and was also Master of Music at Westminster Cathedral, London (not to mention the most famous person that's ever worked at KM!)

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  6. Music Education Expo 2013: Day One: The rumble over Music Hubs

    Having pored over the Arts Council website today to top up my Hub knowledge, I was reminded of one teacher's remark during the Q&A with MP Ed Vaizey on Wednesday about the provision of 'meaningless one year's tuition'.

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  7. Why another recorder tutor?

    This week Sarah Watts talks a bit about her latest recorder tutor, Ready Steady Recorder, while we take a look at what makes it different and why she launched it!

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  8. Music Education Expo 2013: Day One: An Overview

    With my nose glued to an iPad for most of the day, I was nearly mown down by a (superb!) marching band but ushered swiftly out of the way by a kind member of staff!

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  9. A chat with Garth Hewitt

    Following on from Garth's visit to the KM office last week, we decided an interview for our Blog was a must!  Below he discusses his latest album 'Justice like a river', working with  Cliff Richard, singing in Spanish and much more!

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  10. Why play the recorder?

    Composer Sarah Watts has extended her repertoire of creative recorder tutors with her biggest tutor to date and to celebrate its Spring launch we thought we'd gather together some very good reasons to take up the recorder!

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