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Jellynote talks edtech, music publishers and AI potential

At first glance, Jellynote may look like the latest, polished app to help people learn to play guitar, piano and other instruments. Yet there is more to the company than meets the eye, from its use of machine-learning...
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Solfegio aims to get digital natives playing music together

There are now quite a few apps that help people to learn instruments like the piano and guitar alone. Startup Solfegio is trying to widen out this kind of experience to also include groups and even entire classrooms of students. Formerly...
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Startup Dodeka rethinks the keyboard… and music notation

Swiss firm Dodeka is one of the startups exploring music edtech with a mixture of hardware and software. And in this case, with a new form of music notation too. Founded by father-and-son team Jacques-Daniel Rochat and...
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Urban Development talks grime, education and industry diversity

The UK grime scene is far from an overnight success, having originally emerged early this century. It’s a similar story for Urban Development, the British company that’s nurturing some of its potential future stars. The...
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Head of Education and Training Services – Music Ally – London

Music Ally is best known for providing information to the music business on the fast evolving digital landscape. In addition we have also built up a reputation over recent years as a leading provider of professional vocational...
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Notting Hill Academy of Music launches education drive

There’s a new music industry school on the block in London, launched by the Notting Hill Arts Club with backing from the BPI and other industry firms. The Notting Hill Academy of Music will take on its first students...
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British leader’s IP adviser launches copyright education report

British MP Mike Weatherley is stepping down as intellectual property adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, but not before publishing his third report into IP issues. This one, released on Friday, focuses on copyright...
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Spotify set for educational hackathon in New York

Spotify has been involved with the Music Hack Day movement for some time now, but the streaming music service is now trying something similar with an educational angle.
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Homework? There’s a streaming music service for that…

According to its press release, startup focus@will is "pioneering the newly defined Productivity Music space". It's certainly the first time we've heard the term.
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EDUCATION – Generator launches new music enterprise course (MMBE)

UK Music Development Agency Generator has developed a unique qualification for learners wanting to start or expand a music business. Managing a Music Business Enterprise (MMBE) is the only bespoke fully accredited Level 3...
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Generator launches new music enterprise course

Generator, the UK's leading music development agency, has developed a unique qualification for learners wanting to start or expand a music business. Managing a Music Business Enterprise (MMBE) is the only bespoke fully accredited...
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YouWeb launches Pluto Plays Music music education app

US incubator YouWeb has revealed its latest project: an iPhone and iPad music app called Pluto Plays Music. Developed by entrepreneur Luis Sampredo,