2019 Finalists

2019 Finalists

Following a great number of nominations, we are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2019 Music Teacher Awards for Excellence!

The winners of the 14 categories below will be announced on 6 March 2019 – along with the winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Music Teacher Magazine Editor’s Award.

You can view award finalists below:

Outstanding Musical Initiative

Sponsored by the Royal Marines Band Service

  • African Activities
  • Newham’s Community Opera: Full Circle
  • Rhythmix
  • Sing for Pleasure Vocal Leadership Programme
  • York Jazz Initiative

Outstanding Rock, Pop or Production Initiative

  • Lewis School Pengam ‘Young Vision’
  • Trinity Rock & Pop syllabus
  • Rocksteady Music School
  • ‘Live at the Cavern’: Academy of St Francis of Assisi Music Dept.
  • Richmond Music Trust BandIt

Outstanding Print Resource

  • Brass in Color
  • Groove n Play Recorder Sticks and Songs
  • Portsmouth Music Hub My Dream Job
  • Play Guitar with Milos
  • Youth Music/NCIE/Writing Services

Outstanding Musical Theatre/Drama Education Resource

Sponsored by ABRSM

  • Disney’s Aladdin
  • Stage Invaders
  • School Musicals Company
  • Out of the Ark Music
  • Easy Peasy Plays (general rather than specifically for The Great Globetrotting Game)

Outstanding School Music Department

Sponsored by the Music Teachers’ Association

  • Belvedere Academy Liverpool
  • Parrs Wood High Manchester
  • Windsor Upper Schools
  • Tattershall Primary
  • Sheffield High School GDST

Music Education Council Major Award

Sponsored by the Music Education Council

  • Accent Music Education Hub (serving Warrington and Halton)
  • Bristol Plays Music
  • East Ayrshire Music Service and
  • Lincolnshire Music Education Hub

Francesca Hanley Inspiration Award

Sponsored by the Musicians’ Union

  • Anna Rusbatch
  • Jay Bradley
  • Matthew Haworth
  • Angela Rowley
  • Kate Wright

Music Teacher Magazine Editor's Award

Sponsored by EVC Music

There will be no shortlist for this award. 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by the Incorporated Society of Musicians

There will be no shortlist for this award. 

Outstanding Classical Music Education Initiative

Sponsored by Casio

  • Northamptonshire Music & Performing Arts Trust
  • Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival
  • Orchestras Live/The Mix: The Wish
  • Liverpool Philharmonic/In Harmony Liverpool
  • Norfolk Music Hub – CASMA 2018

Outstanding Music Education Product

  • Voice Workshop
  • Casio
  • Piano Safari (website and books together)
  • I Can Compose
  • Out of the Ark/Sheffield Music Hub songbook

Excellence in Primary/Early Years

  • Primary Music Toolkit by Dr Alison Daubney PhD, published by ISM Trust and supported by the Schools Music Association
  • The Piece Hall Big Sing
  • Music Education Solutions
  • Helen Teasdale – Music Makers
  • Start with Singing – Bristol Music Trust

Outstanding Digital/Technological Resource

  • BJB Music Theory from Start to Grade 5
  • Charanga Take-off! For Band
  • Focus on Sound Pro
  • Inspire-works World Music Online Courses
  • EarMaster Pro

Outstanding SEND Resource

  • Charanga CREATE
  • Leicester-shire Schools Music Service SEND Curriculum
  • Open Orchestras
  • Transformance Music & Inspiring Music MEH
  • ABC Creative Music