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LTPD Collage

LTPD 2015 - Officially the Biggest Ever! See a selection of pictures from the event here.

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Learn To Play Day 2015

Learn To Play Day – Officially the Biggest Ever! 

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Music Venue Trust Press Release

Championing and Supporting UK Live Music Venues

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Trusted Music Store

We are proud to have launched the ‘Trusted Music Store’, a new brand and continuous campaign to highlight, promote and support some of the finest and most trusted musical instrument shops in the UK.

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AMBA_Mirtas

BA (Hons) for MIRTAS Pro… the future of MI retail training

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MITS

The Musical Instrument & Technology Show is back again in 2015 and there are some special rates for MIA members.

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MIA Awards 2014 Winners

See a list of the winners here!!

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Rates Recovery

Could we save you money on your business rates?

MIA partner, Rates Recovery are already saving MIA members money on their rates bill.

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MIA Backs Music Venue Trust Campaign

MIA backs Music Venue Trust campaign to save live venues

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Government supporting Music Education

Great news the Government has committed to supporting music education hubs with an extra £18m!

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Making Music In the UK 2014

Great news we have New Research we commissioned to update the 2005 data.

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Just Play

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


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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

Musikmesse/Pro Light & Sound 2015 - April

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