2017 Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners for the 2017 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence, presented at a black-tie gala dinner and ceremony on 9 February by Classic FM’s Margherita Taylor.

Created to celebrate excellence in music education, over 280 industry guests attended the evening at the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, Mayfair- including teachers, musicians and VIPs – representing the best and brightest figures in performing arts education.

BEST MUSICAL INITIATIVE

Sponsored by the Royal Marines Band Service

National Youth Jazz Collective

BEST SEND RESOURCE

Sponsored by the Schools Printed Music Licence

Anyone Can Play (Charanga Musical School)

BEST MUSICAL THEATRE EDUCATION RESOURCE

Sponsored by the Schools Printed Music Licence

Broadway Junior (Music Theatre International)

BEST SCHOOL MUSIC DEPARTMENT

Sponsored by the MMA

Ripley St Thomas CE Academy

MUSIC EDUCATION COUNCIL MAJOR AWARD

Sponsored by the Music Education Council

Bristol Plays Music
&
Portsmouth Music Hub

MUSICIANS’ UNION INSPIRATION AWARD

Sponsored by the Musicians’ Union

Donal McCrisken (Belfast Opera)

MUSIC TEACHER MAGAZINE EDITOR’S AWARD

Sponsored by elenacobb.com

Kathryn Deane, retired Chair of the Music Education Council judging panel |Visiting Professor, York St John University | Consultant director, ArtWorks Alliance

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Sponsored by the Incorporated Society of Musicians

Krystyna Budzynska GRSM, LRAM, FRAM, Associate Director of Junior Academy | Founder of Primary Academy | Patron of the Arpeggione Viola course and trustee for Chamber Music 2000

BEST DIGITAL/TECHNOLOGICAL RESOURCE

Sponsored by Allianz Musical Insurance

Online Music Classroom (Rhinegold Education)

EXCELLENCE IN PRIMARY/EARLY YEARS

Sponsored by Rocksteady Music School

Tune Into Listening

BEST MUSIC EDUCATION PRODUCT

Sponsored by Onestage Specialist Concert Tours

Simultaneous Learning Practice Starters by Paul Harris (Faber Music)

BEST PRINT RESOURCE

Sponsored by Rhinegold Publishing

Get on Board Bristol Music Curriculum (Bristol Plays Music)

BEST CLASSICAL MUSIC EDUCATION INITIATIVE

Best Classical Music Education Initiative, sponsored by Classic FM – the winner of this award was decided by a public vote by Classic FM listeners.

Jackdaws: The Year of… (Jackdaws Music Education Trust)

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