MMA Music Directory 2014

The MMA Music Directory is the only comprehensive guide to Senior School music departments. Published on September 1st each year it is an essential guide for parents of music students. Applications open in April.
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MMA Ensemble Magazine

Ensemble Magazine is a leading premium publication featuring the best in Music Education. Recent exclusive interviews have included Paul McCreesh, RPO, Paul Harris and Chloe Hanslip. Read More Here

FREE membership for NQTs

The MMA is very pleased to offer you support during your first year in a new position. Your first year's membership is completely free - please contact Sophie Kirk for membership details or visit our JOIN US page for a brochure.

Gap Year Placements

If you have a Gap position to advertise, please send through the text to Sophie Kirk and we will include on the new Gap page here.

Conference 2014

The 2014 MMA Conference will be at St George's College, Weybridge from May 16th - 18th.
More details on the conference page here .

Inset 2014

Our next inset days will be at:

Norwich School
Thursday 6th February


Headington School, Oxford
Friday 14th March

Music Administrators Inset day
Our annual gathering to support administration in school music departments

The Jeremy Hibbins Music Essay Competition 2014

A brand new music essay competition with a first prize of £200. Judged by Professor Jeremy Dibble with winners announced at our Conference at St George’s, Weybridge, 16-18 May.

Closing date for entries is Friday 4 April.
Click here for application form.

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Members Area

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Scholarship Dates 2015

The recommended dates for 2015 are the week beginning Monday 26th January 2015.

Why you should join us this year…

As an instrumental teacher…

We recognise the valuable role of instrumental teachers in our schools. This year we are offering a special discount for instrumental teachers who are self employed.

As a newly qualified teacher…

Joining a busy music department in your first year can be overwhelming – count on us for support. We offer newly qualified teachers the first year of membership absolutely free.

As a corporate member…

In these changing times, it is comforting to know you can build strong relationships directly with customers who value your expertise. Corporate membership of the MMA provides multiple opportunities to connect with members and build your business. For more information contact Carol Hawkins.

Contact us

You can contact the MMA c/o:

MMA / Carol Hawkins

St Edmund’s School, Canterbury, Kent CT2 8HU
Tel: 01227 475600
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Media & Publications

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