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National Learn to Play day

What a day…..THOUSANDS of free lessons given and THOUSANDS of new musicians created!


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MIA Trade Business Conference

The MIA Trade Business Conference will return this year on Wednesday 1st October.

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Retailer of the Month

Each month we are going to be featuring an MIA Retail shop. We are delighted this month to be featuring Musicians World.

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2013 MIA Awards

You can find out who the winners were here.

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Just Play

This is NAMM’s great new video. "Just Play". Hope you like it!

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National Music Plan

MIA welcomes Government’s continuing commitment to music education.

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Choosing a Quality Musical Instrument

Click here to read our 'Guide to Buying Quality Musical Instruments' PDF. Helpful advice for the musical student.

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Forever Young? Why being a musician can slow effects of ageing.

Learning to play a musical instrument helps keep people young, according to a new study.

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MIA paper on the importance of music education

Click here to read our PDF guide.

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The Power of Music

The Power of Music: its impact on the intellectual, social and personal development of children and young people. A PDF document by Susan Hallam, Institute of Education, University of London

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To find a Music Teacher

Find a range of websites that provide details of music teachers throughout the uk. Please check with the individual providers regarding the vetting of the teachers (eg CRB checks).

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Upcoming Events

Music China 2014 - October 12th -15th

MIA organises a group of UK exhibiting companies with funding through UK Trade & Investment. ... read more

MIA Business Conference

Trade only - not open to the public ... read more
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