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Sandbach Then & Now

Sandbach Then & Now is a new community project being run by UCan Play, supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund with additional funding from UCan Play. During 2016, school children, and then the general public, will be able to explore the heritage of Sandbach associated with the First World War through […]

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Connect:Resound Final Report published

We are delighted that the full report on the Connect:Resound project has been published today. You can read it here: The report makes a strong case for using internet technology to deliver aspects of music education in schools. Following a trial in primary schools across North Yorkshire, the Connect: Resound pilot project has identified a […]

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An amazing offer on the PreSonus AudioBox iTwo Studio!

PreSonus have announced an amazing offer on their AudioBox products in the run up to Christmas this year. All products have seen their prices slashed for the next few weeks only! Here at UCan Play, we have been particularly impressed with the offer for the AudioBox iTwo Studio. This all in one recording solutions provides […]

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Josh Savage explores Roland’s RC-505

Over the summer, we invited Josh Savage, a jazz drummer and percussionist studying at the Royal Northern College of Music, to explore Roland’s first desktop looper – the RC-505. You can watch the results of his explorations here, with four new pieces that show the potential of the RC-505 for classroom activities including the use […]

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Roland’s new V-1HD HD video switcher

Roland have announced the release of their new V-1HD HD video switcher. This compact and powerful piece of technology allows you to connect and switch video cameras, smart phones, computers, tablets, Blu-ray players and other HDMI video sources with a simple push of a button or slide of the T-Fader. It supports professional compositing effects […]

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The new piano laboratory at Lakenheath High School

Over the summer, UCan Play, working with our consultant Nicholas Haines, have installed a new piano laboratory at Lakenheath High School. Those readers of a certain age will remember the traditional language learning laboratories that were popular in schools during the late 1960s onwards: These ‘learning laboratories’ allowed students to practise speaking a foreign language […]

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