2024 Sponsors

2024 Sponsors

AVID sponsoring Music Teacher Magazine Editor’s Award

Avid Technology creates industry leading solutions for music creation and production. Pro Tools enables students and teachers to record and create music using professional workflows and tools. Sibelius notation software provides students with the ability to create attractive, professional quality scores and get excited about the process of composing music as a whole.
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Music Teachers Association sponsoring Outstanding School Music Department

The Music Teachers Association is the largest and longest established association of music teachers in the UK, supporting all who are connected with the school music department.

Our year-round CPD programme of webinars, podcasts, e-bulletins and Ensemble magazine, supported by our Facebook Staffroom and Annual Conference, enables music teachers to connect with each other, share ideas, develop good practice and work together in partnership.

The MTA works with our partner organisations, including ISM, Music Mark and HMC, to support and advocate for music in schools, inspiring a membership which passionately believes that every child should benefit from outstanding music education.

To join the MTA for only £68 per year, visit www.musicteachers.org

Musicians' Union sponsoring the Francesca Hanley Inspiration Award

The Musicians’ Union represents over 30,000 musicians working in all sectors of the music business, including education, and has fought hard for its members’ rights since 1893. As well as negotiating with all the major employers in the industry, the MU offers a wide range of services, including £10m public liability cover and £1m professional indemnity insurance for teachers and lecturers. A leading voice in campaigns for music education – and actively committed to principles of equality and inclusion – the MU is by far the largest support organisation for musicians who teach. Join for £1 and become part of our growing community.

For more information please visit the MU.org

The Rocksteady Award for Progressive and Inclusive Music Education

Rocksteady is the world's largest Rock-school, championing progressive and inclusive music education through Rocksteady’s unique child-led pedagogy which is designed to ensure no child is left behind.

Rocksteady’s in-school music lessons enable children aged 4-11 to play in their very own band. Children learn from Rocksteady’s deep and rich curriculum of skills across general musicianship, instrument specific skills and band skills. All whilst developing confidence, social skills, and positive learning behaviour.

In a recent survey 100% of headteachers reported that Rocksteady had proved to have a significant positive impact on their school and 90% of parents reported that Rocksteady was supporting their child’s wellbeing.

For more information please visit Rocksteady Music School

The Royal Marines Band Service sponsoring Outstanding Musical Initiative

The Royal Marines Band Service is widely recognized for its rich tradition, but it also remains dedicated to pushing the boundaries of music, production, and music education. As one of the most versatile military music organizations globally and serving as the public face of the Naval Service, our musicians adeptly balance their military responsibilities with their professional music careers.

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Headline Sponsor

Broadway Licensing sponsoring Outstanding School Drama Department and Drama Inspiration Award

Broadway Licensing Global and its family of imprints (Broadway Licensing, Dramatists Play Service, Playscripts, and Stageworks) is the global leader in theatrical licensing and distribution. The iconic works represented epitomize the greatest collection of authors, composers, lyricists, and underlying rights holders across the globe, including Arthur Miller, Tennessee Williams, Lynn Nottage, Alan Menken, Stephen King, the Bee Gees, The Beatles, and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions.

The Broadway Licensing Global collection of titles represents an astonishing 39 Tony Award® and 49 Pulitzer Prize-winning works. The company leverages its team’s expertise in licensing, theatrical production, theatre education, and content creation to diversify, strengthen, and rapidly expand its portfolio into new sectors and markets. Founded in 2017, Broadway Licensing has quickly scaled, and as of 2022, the company represents 8 of the Top 10 most produced plays in professional theatres and 9 of the Top 10 most produced plays in High Schools.

In 2020, Broadway Licensing Global launched the Emmy Award® nominated streaming platform Broadway On Demand, offering exclusive theatrical content, interactive events, and original programming projected to reach well over 200 million households by 2023. Additionally, Stageworks Productions, the original live stage content creation arm dedicated to the development of innovative, theatrical intellectual properties has developed several world premiere musicals which have been produced in over 90 countries. In all, the combined force of the Broadway Licensing family of imprints continues to grow, with a singular goal to make everyone in the world a theatre person.

At Broadway Licensing Global, we value diversity and believe our differences are what make us special. We continuously strive to be a culture of belonging for all team members, with the aim to create an environment where everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

For more information please visit Broadway Licensing Global

Casio Music UK Headline Sponsor and Outstanding Music Education Resource and Excellence in Musical Theatre (Music & Drama)

CASIO Music UK are delighted to be this year's main sponsor. Following an incredibly difficult year and a half for everyone, Music and the arts have suffered more so than other areas. Casio aims to support education establishments and the private music sector with tailored solutions for every kind of electronic keyboard or digital piano need. We are proud to continue to shine a light on our CASIO Grand Hybrid Piano Teacher Network which is a value-adding social network with a sole aim to support grassroots piano teachers and thus celebrating Music Teachers on March 23rd 2022.

For more information please visit Casio.co.uk


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