Meetings

Funding for and access to music education

This page gives details of any meetings held which will, or did, discuss the matter, and includes links to the relevant Papers, Agendas and Minutes.

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Meeting: 12/11/2020 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Correspondence with the Welsh Government on music teaching

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Meeting: 01/10/2020 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 A letter regarding music education in Wales

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Minutes:

Members noted the paper and agreed to write to the Minister for Education on music education.


Meeting: 19/03/2020 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5.1)

5.1 Correspondence with National Youth Arts Wales

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Meeting: 26/02/2020 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Correspondence between Active Music Services and the Minister for Education

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Minutes:

Members noted the paper.


Meeting: 16/01/2020 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Music Feasibility Study

Kirsty Williams AM, Minister for Education

Melanie Godfrey, Deputy Director, Education Business & Governance

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Minutes:

2.1 The Minister for Education answered questions from Members of the Committee. The Minister agreed to provide further information in correspondence on the funding for music services from the Arts Council for Wales and the support from fee-paying schools for music services.


Meeting: 08/11/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Funding for and access to music education: Additional information from the Welsh Local Government Association

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Meeting: 24/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education: Letter to the Chair from the Cabinet Secretary for Education

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Meeting: 24/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education: Letter from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

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Meeting: 24/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education: Letter to the Chair from the Welsh Local Government Association

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Meeting: 18/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Funding for and access to music education: Letter from The Association of Male Choirs

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Meeting: 18/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Funding for and access to music education: Letter from Music Education Council

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Meeting: 10/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Funding for and access to music education: Letter to the Chair from South Powys Youth Music

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Meeting: 10/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Funding for and access to music education: Letter to the Chair from Making Music

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Meeting: 10/10/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Funding for and access to music education: Comments on the Welsh Government's Response - multiple signatories

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Meeting: 20/09/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 10)

10 Hitting the Right Note - inquiry into funding for and access to music education: Consideration of Welsh Government response

Supporting documents:

  • Paper 9
  • Paper 9a

Minutes:

10.1 Committee Members considered the Welsh Government’s response to the report.


Meeting: 20/09/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Funding for and access to music education: Letter from BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales

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Meeting: 20/09/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Funding for and access to music education: Letter from Making Music

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Meeting: 18/07/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 4)

4 Funding for and access to music education: Correspondence from Active Music Services

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Meeting: 14/06/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 1.)

1. Funding for and access to music education: Report Launch

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Meeting: 18/04/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Funding for and access to music education: Consideration of Draft Report

Supporting documents:

  • Draft Report
  • Members' discussion

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the Draft Report.


Meeting: 22/03/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Funding for and access to music education: Consideration of Draft Report

Supporting documents:

  • Draft Report

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the Draft Report.


Meeting: 18/01/2018 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Funding for and access to music education: Draft report and survey results

Supporting documents:

  • Draft Report
  • Survey Results
  • Annex

Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the draft report and noted the survey results.


Meeting: 16/11/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

9 Funding for and access to music education: Consideration of schools survey

Supporting documents:

  • Paper 5

Minutes:

9.1 Committee Members agreed considered and agreed the survey.


Meeting: 08/11/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8.)

8. Funding For and Access to Music Education: Consideration of Schools Survey

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  • Paper 5

Meeting: 28/09/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Funding for and access to music education: Consideration of Draft Report

Supporting documents:

  • Research Paper
  • Draft Report

Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the draft report.


Meeting: 20/09/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Funding for and access to music education: Consideration of Draft Report

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Minutes:

7.1 Members considered the draft report.


Meeting: 20/07/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 6)

6 Funding for and Access to Music Education: Consideration of Draft Report

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Minutes:

6.1 Members considered the report.


Meeting: 22/06/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Funding for and access to music education - Key Issues Paper

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Minutes:

8.1 Members considered the key issues paper.


Meeting: 14/06/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education: Lewis School Pengam Visit Summary

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Meeting: 18/05/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Funding for and access to music education: Committee visit to Lewis School Pengam

Supporting documents:

  • Background Briefing: Lewis School Pengam Visit
  • Paper 4: Schedule for Lewis School Pengam Visit

Minutes:

7.1 Committee Members visited Lewis School Pengam.


Meeting: 18/05/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Funding for and access to music education: Evidence Session 12

Kirsty Williams AM, Cabinet Secretary for Education

John Pugsley, Head of Curriculum Support Branch

Steven Price, Curriculum Support Officer

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2.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 18/05/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Funding for and Access to Music Education: Responses to the Committee request for information from Local Authorities

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Meeting: 05/04/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education - Evidence Session 11

Heather Powell, Managing Director, Denbighshire Music Co-op

Ffion Wyn Roberts, Office Manager, Denbighshire Music Co-op

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Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 30/03/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Further Information from David Barnard, The Musicians' Union: Funding for and Access to Music Education

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Meeting: 30/03/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5)

5 Correspondence from Bethan Jenkins, Head of Music, Lewis School Pengam: Funding for and Access to Music Education

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Meeting: 16/03/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education - Evidence Session 10

Tim Rhys-Evans MBE, Founder & Artistic Director, The Aloud Charity

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Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 16/03/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Funding for and access to music education - Evidence Session 9

David Barnard, Education Official, Musicians’ Union

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2.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 15/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Consultation Responses: Funding for and access to music education

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Meeting: 15/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 7)

7 Funding for and access to music education: Agreement of terms of reference

Supporting documents:

  • Reearch Paper: Music Education

Minutes:

7.1 The Committee agreed the terms of reference


Meeting: 15/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education: Evidence session 8

Peter Bellingham, Consultant Transition Director, National Youth Arts Wales (NYAW)

Anwen Fflur Jones, Co-chair, National Youth Arts Wales

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Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 15/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Funding for and access to music education: Evidence session 7

Emma Archer, Chair of the Welsh Authorities' Music Education Association (CAGAC)

Chris Llewelyn, Director of Lifelong Learning, Leisure and Information, Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA)

Aled Evans, Director of Education, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council (ADEW)

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief: Music Education

Minutes:

2.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 09/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

3 Funding for and access to music education: Evidence Session 6

Deborah Keyser, Director, Ty Cerdd

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief: Music Education

Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 09/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 8)

8 Inquiry into Funding for and Access to Music Education: Presentation on Engagement Plan and Advisory Group

Supporting documents:

  • Communications Campaign Plan

Minutes:

8.1 The Committee received a presentation on the advisory group and the engagement plan for the inquiry into Funding for and Access to Music Education.


Meeting: 01/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Funding for and Access to Music Education: Preliminary Evidence Session 5

Elinor Bennett, Vice Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Gwasanaeth Ysgolion William Mathias

Ann Pritchard Jones, Manager of Gwasanaeth Ysgolion William Mathias

Gareth Kirby, Music Service Coordinator, Carmarthenshire Music Service

Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 01/02/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Funding for and Access to Music Education: Preliminary Evidence Session 4

Richard Hallam, Chair of Music Education Council; Chair of National Affiliate Council / Executive Board Member, International Society for Music Education

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief - Music Education

Minutes:

2.1 Richard Hallam responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 26/01/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 2)

2 Funding for and Access to Music Education: Preliminary Evidence Session 2

Gareth Pierce, Chief Executive, WJEC

Matthew Jones, NYAW Manager (Youth Music), National Youth Arts Wales

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief - Music Education

Minutes:

2.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 26/01/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3)

Funding for and Access to Music Education: Preliminary Evidence Session 3

Karl Napieralla OBE, Chair of the Welsh Government’s previous Task and Finish Group for Music Services in Wales

Emma Coulthard, Head of Music Services for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan

Wayne Pedrick, Manager, Cerdd NPT Music

Minutes:

3.1 Witnesses responded to questions from Members of the Committee.


Meeting: 12/01/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 5.)

Funding for and Access to Music Education: Preliminary Evidence Session 1

Dr Owain Arwel Hughes CBE


Meeting: 12/01/2017 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 3.)

3. Funding for and Access to Music Education: Preparation for Evidence Sessions

Supporting documents:

  • Research Brief - Music Education

Meeting: 14/12/2016 - Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee - Fifth Senedd (Item 9)

Funding for and access to music education: Consideration of the inquiry's terms of reference

Supporting documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 234

Minutes:

9.1 Committee Members considered the terms of reference for the inquiry into funding for and access to music education.