Music technology company Steinberg is launching a new campaign under the banner #ComposeWithDorico to save music education in schools.
Around 100 schools will be gifted with Dorico Elements, the music notation stware that helps users write, print and play back music to a high pressional standard. Schools will then be tasked with producing a piece music with the stware which will then be showcased at a special concert later in the year.
This action is as a result worries that music education is taking a back seat to more traditional subjects. Steinberg spokesman Daniel Spreadbury said: “Governmental changes to the education system and a range other factors has meant that music education is no longer seen as a priority, particularly when pitted against more traditional, core subjects.”
Steinberg want to change this by making the decisive step to bring music back into education with this campaign.
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