MI2N
Music Industry News Network
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19TH
Advanced Search
MusicDish Advertising Network
HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Business News (more headlines) 04-19-2014

The Musicians' Union Champions Milton Keynes Music Co-operative

Bookmark and Share

The Musicians' Union (MU) is supporting its members who have set up Milton Keynes Music Co-operative, which launched this week.

The MU objected strongly when Milton Keynes Council announced its decision in October 2013 to make nearly 100 instrumental teachers redundant. However the Council pushed ahead with its redundancy plans. The MU has provided practical support and advice since that decision to a core group of dedicated teachers who rallied their colleagues to set up the Milton Keynes Music Co-operative.

Like other long established music teaching co-operatives in Newcastle, Swindon and Grimsby, Milton Keynes Music Co-operative is a not-for-profit organisation. With a membership of 60 self-employed teachers the cooperative will work alongside the skeleton Milton Keynes Music Service as part of the local Music Hub, to ensure delivery to children in the area of instrumental lessons.

Milton Keynes Music Co-operative members are all experienced and highly qualified teachers committed to the highest standards of teaching.

MU Organiser for Education & Training, Diane Widdison; "Their commitment to being part of a collaborative body, sharing resources, developing good practice, and offering consistency to schools, parents and children, is typical of the vocational drive we find among music teachers.'

"We applaud these teachers who, whilst facing redundancy and all the stress this entails, devoted huge energy and time, to finding a way for teachers to stay together and not be cast out into a competitive landscape where increased competition tends so often to lead to under cutting and a gradual erosion of teaching standards"

The MU is a member of Co-operatives UK, an umbrella group for the co-operative movement.

Jane Grindley, a consultant from Co-operative Futures; 'I am delighted to be working with the Milton Keynes Music Co-operative. It is a pleasure to deal with dedicated professionals determined to build a sustainable business to enable them to keep music teaching at the highest quality."

The formation of the Milton Keynes Music Co-operative has been supported by the Musicians' Union, Swindon Music Co-operative, David Barnard (Managing Director of Sound Futures Ltd and was founder of the Swindon Music Co-operative) and the Co-op Enterprise Hub.

To find out more about Milton Keynes Music Co-operative please visit their website http://www.mkmusiccoop.com

Bookmark and Share

back | top



MusicDish Advertising Network

Mi2N Music PR

All-star Ensemble FLOW Debuts Genre-Defying New Music At Carnegie Hall On Friday October 6, 2017

Wreckshop Nation Releases Big Moe 4 Ever, A Tribute Documentary To A Legendary Southern Hip Hop Artist

Roger D'Arcy Releases New Album 'House Of Heads'

Hybrid Studios Announces Online Mastering Services

Music Entrepreneur Mia A. Irizarry Launches TrendCulprit's "Music As A Business Telesummit" Featuring Renowned Industry Specialists

Iggy Azalea, The Kills, TV On The Radio & The Legendary Wu Tang Clan Confirmed For 1St Off Weekend Festival

Strange Loops Releases Debut EP, New Era



MusicDish*China Song Blast
Promote Your Music Single In China

News Headlines
Mi2N EDITOR'S PICKS
» Coversion, The Sync-Focused Covers Catalog, Launches In North America
» Sampling Techniques For Modern Musicians With Yeuda Ben-Atar
» Universal Music Group Launches Accelerator Engagement Network
» Aneek's Urban Voice To Be Presented In Hollywood
» Global Women's Empowerment Network Launches GWEN Radio And GWEN.Live Website
» Drew Blakeley Announced As VP Of 117 Management
» Soundplate Launch Free Spotify Playlist Submission System
» Rising Singer/Songwriter Julia Michaels To Receive Breakthrough Artist Award At Music Biz 2018 In Nashville
» Out Of This World! The Dawn Of Science Fiction Television Releases For Halloween
» Reservoir Extends Deal With Multi-Platinum, Award-Winning Songwriter-Producer Jamie Hartman


Get your music news covered...
Have your press release written
by the pros at Mi2N

Articles
MUSICDISH E-JOURNAL
» Deezer Joins With Esports Team FNATIC For First-Ever Music Partnership
» Most Girls Smell Good Music Promotion Masterclass And Launch Party
» Canadian Singer/Songwriter & Pianist Michael Kaeshammer To Tour China
» SOCAN And Muzooka To Streamline Live Show Reporting For Artists
» Submit Proper Signs Up SRD For Fulfilment
» Harmonica Extraordinaire Sugar Blue Performs In Beijing
» Will One Genre Rule Them All? China's Love Affair With EDM
» China-Based Experimental Rock Soloist HUMANS ETCETERA To Dispatch Intelligent Skeleton
» Career Moves: Live Nation, Warner Music, Capitol Music, Atlantic Records & Allihoopa
» SoundCloud Unveils New Playlist Stat
» Lithuanian Experimental Jazz Comes To China
» Audials Music Zoom Visualizes All The Music In The World

Mi2N's Music PR distribution service guarantees online exposure for your press release. Choose from seven (7) different packages.


HOME | FREE NEWS SUBMISSION | PREMIUM PR DISTRIBUTION | PR COPYWRITING | RSS FEEDS | TESTIMONIALS | CONTACT

Sections: Band | Business | Career | Events | Label | Music Releases | Radio | Tech | Video | Web Events
Genres: Country/Folk | Dance/Electronica | Jazz/Blues | Latin | Rock | Urban | World
International: Asia | Canada | Europe

Advertise | Artist Development | Submit Video | MusicDish*China | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | Urban Music News Network
Copyright © 1997-2017 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.