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Wired4Music Manifesto: Pledge of the Week
In response to the Wired4Music Manifesto, young Londoners are pledging to have a say in their own musical futures. Pledges range from personal vows to policy changes. Adults and organisations are pledging too. London is listening and people are embracing the value of empowering young musicians to have a voice.
Remember: every pledge matters!
Here are some top pledges so far:
From young people:
I pledge to…
“Carry on mentoring other young people in my local community.” Adem, Enfield
“Work to save my local music service against budget cuts.” Thomas, Barking & Dagenham
“Plan an event to promote the Wired4Music Manifesto.” Keiran, Camden
“Find out how I can be actively involved in youth-led projects at Barbican” Peter, Kingston
“Use Kinetika Bloco as a platform for young people to be heard.” Dominic, Southwark
I pledge to…
“Speak to my senior management team about how I can bring young people further into the decision-making process at Youth Music” Dr Douglas Lonie, Research & Evaluation Manager, Youth Music
“Try to influence Arts Council language to make it more accessible to young people.” Adam Jeanes, Arts Council England
“Give you City Hall and get Gove and Boris along” Paul Broadhurst, Senior Officer – Music, Greater London Authority
“Contact venues and persuade them to open up access to young artists and bands” Kim Hember, Enfield Music Service
“I pledge to trust our young people to shape the spaces in which they make music, and take ownership of the activities they do in their classes.” Jenn Raven, ARK
We will will keep you updated on these exciting pledges as they move along. Make sure you are signed up to our Wired4Music Newsletter to receive updates: http://eepurl.com/pI7dz
Want to add your pledge? Reach out to us by email (email@example.com) phone (020 7729 7228) or Twitter (@Wired4Music, #W4MLDN). Add your voice to this growing campaign and help us make a difference.
Music Excellence London: Webinar - 'A practical guide to composing and arranging music for the KS3 classroom and school ensemble'
Thursday 27 April 2017
4.30pm - 5.30pm
Music Excellence London: TeachMeet - 'Building a department from the bottom-up: a musical vision'
Thursday 4 May 2017
5.00pm - 7.00pm
Samba Drumming and Body Percussion
Wednesday 24 May 2017
2.00pm - 5.00pm
What’s That Noise? - Encouraging child-initiated musicality with John Webb
Wednesday 21 June 2017
9.15am - 3.30pm
- Did you see the @SConnections newsletter this week? Exciting #Innovate2017 + workshop announcements. Read it here: https://t.co/JqrOJ77mAm,
- Experience hands on child-initiated music making with John Webb @KintorewayNS on 21 June #LEYMN #earlyyears… https://t.co/z1dLeVpoIZ,
- Next @MusicExLondon TeachMeet, May 4 'Building a dept from the bottom up: A musical vision' thanks @listermusicdept… https://t.co/66RHCEPzrn,
- Uniqueness of three orgs coming together on one project. @Seriouslive @lsostlukes Discovery and @hackneymusic Shari… https://t.co/Vo3riyQGEC,
- Chris Mackin from Ickburgh School - working w @hmdtmusic @lsostlukes @hackneymusic - just finished project for… https://t.co/amvFPJi8e5,
- "Take the risk to put young people in driving seat - they will always surprise you & create brilliant projects" #YouthVoice @hackneymusic,
- Great #YouthVoice presentation from Kenia, Takiyah, Caitlin @hackneymusic #YouthMusicForum. Young people must have… https://t.co/Qwc4oUbV0r,
- "Collaboration is vital defence to reduction of our provision as music educators. Think about schools,… https://t.co/s71tsbVMum,
- Great to be at this @hackneymusic event this evening. A brilliant network doing fantastic partnership work with sch… https://t.co/oGEqGvW3Eb,
- MT @sfhannan Gr8 to hear from a music coord @hackneymusic event that theirHT sees music key to curriculum & focus not just on maths/literacy,