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Enriching living and enhancing learning through music education

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The We Make Music Companion is now live

The Companion is a new initiative that looks to provide expert guidance to people of all ages and stages who want to make music. Use its search engine to access a broad range of tuition, guidance, local music groups, educational pathways and online resources. 

Youth Forum recruiting new members

The MEPG Youth Forum is a group of young people aged 16 to 25 who care about music education in Scotland. They meet regularly to discuss the issues that are important to them and how they can advocate for change in the sector. 

We are currently recruiting for new members and we’d love to hear from you!

Our Vision

Scotland as a place where the transformative potential of music is valued, nurtured, and experienced by all

Our Aims

To promote equity of access to music provision
To foster quality learning experiences
To improve perceptions of the value of music

Our Mission

To realise music’s potential to transform life chances

What We Do

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Join the The Scottish Instrumental Music Teachers Network, which connects and supports the music teaching sector.


We Make Music Awards

We are developing some nationally recognised music awards for schools and young people as part of our 5 Year Strategy.

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We Make Music Libraries

The Instrument Libraries are a brand new initiative aiming to get musical instruments into public libraries across Scotland.


Scottish Young Musicians

Scottish Young Musicians is a festival of music competitions open to school students in Scotland who sings or plays an instrument.


Research & Advocacy

We carry out research and advocate strongly for the best music education in Scotland in all its forms.

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Projects & Events

We run training for music educators, as well as other projects and events to help people discover the joy of learning and playing music.


Our Resource Bank is a collection of guides, video tutorials, talks, research an more to help you develop your music education practice

Join our mailing list

Every month we send out the latest news, events and opportunities for the music education sector in Scotland.

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