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The Sage Gateshead Young Musicians Programme : A research overview

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The SAGE Gateshead Young Musicians Programme: a research based overview The Sage Gateshead Young Musicians Programme a research-based overview Kate Laurence • Ross Purves • Graham Welch iMerc The Sage Gateshead Young Musicians Programme: a research-­‐based overview Kate Laurence Ross Purves Graham Welch International Music Education Research Centre Institute of Education, University of London ! 4 | The Sage Gateshead Young Musicians Programme a research-based overview | 5 Contents Contents 5 Executive Summary 7 1. Introduction and context 9 2. Research Framework 13 3. Key Findings 15 3. 1 Commendations 15 Teaching – Expertise 15 Teaching – Quality, Range and Variety of Opportunities 17 National and International Music Education Community Partnerships 20 Accessing young people 21 YMP Management and Leadership 22 Marketing 23 Resources and accommodation 23 3.2 Recommendations 23 Weekend school 23 Open and Foundation Studios 25 Ensembles 26 Communications with parents 28 Delivery staff roles and Continued Professional Development 28 Use of data to monitor existing students and to access new participants 30 Example use of Indices of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) 31 Future pathways for YMP 33 References 35 Annex 1 37 The UK Postcode and ‘Super Output Area lower level’ Systems 37 The Indices of Deprivation 37 YMP Postcode data 38 6 | The Sage Gateshead Young Musicians Programme a research-based overview | 7 Executive Summary The Sage Gateshead Young Musicians Programme (YMP) forms part of a wider Learning and Participation offer at the Sage Gateshead. YMP pro- vides a range of opportunities for m

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