UCAN PLAY’S HISTORY
BBC CBeebies radio nativity for 2017, recorded at the UCan Studios, wins the Festivals (Digital) Jerusalem 2017 Award.
UCan Play open their account with Sound Technology giving our customers access to brands such as Nord Keyboards, AKG, SSL, Soundcraft and others.
UCan Play sign a new contract with NYMAZ for another four years of live streaming instrumental lessons and events with the Connect:Resound project.
Jonathan, Managing Director of UCan Play, begins consultancy with BBC on the revision of their GCSE Bitesize revision materials for Music.
Jonathan presents his talk ‘In Praise of Music Teachers’ to an event at Concord College in Shropshire.
UCan Play become an Associate in Supply to Education for Steinway & Sons, the legendary piano manufacturer.
UCan Play begin their sponsorship of the Stockport Metro Swimming Club’s Junior Development Squad.
UCan Play launch the first edition of their funding guide to music education in schools.
UCan Play create a partnership with Axis Leasing to help provide rental leases for musical instruments in schools.
The BBC’s CBeebies radio record in the UCan Studios.
UCan Play launch their range of musical instrument packages with Roland UK.
UCan Play exhibit with Roland UK at the Music Education Expo at Olympia.
Sobi, Liam McClair and Mike Willacy perform at the UCan Studios
UCan Play and Roland exhibit at the Music Learning Revolution at the RNCM
Jonathan Savage, MD of UCan Play, delivers a keynote address to the Excellent Engagement – Music Technology, Progression and The Future event held at Liverpool Hope University
UCan Play live streams NYMAZ’s Connect: Resound Remote Music Learning Network event from York St John University
Jonathan Savage, Managing Director of UCan Play, gives a keynote address to the Greater Manchester Music Hub conference
Casio trade account opened
UCan Play and Musical Futures announce their new partnership
We being working in partnership with CLIC Sargent, a leading children’s cancer charity
We exhibit with Roland UK at the Music Education Expo
Anna Pancaldi and Liam McClair perform at the UCan Studios
We start work with Jazz UK on their Jazz Disolve education outreach project
We open our trade account with Korg UK
UCan Play presents at Musical Futures’ Music Learning Revolution conference
We host the first of many Cycle Junction’s Shop Sessions gig with Ashley Fayth and the Jellyman’s Daughter at the UCan Studio
Working with Piranha AV, we design and install and new AV solution for the Putney High School’s new performing arts centre
Arts Council funded live streaming project with NYMAZ and four Local Authorities including Cornwall, Northumberland and Cumbria commences
We start work on the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Sandbach Then & Now’ project
We install a twelve piano laboratory at Lakenheath High School with Nicholas Haines
Renovation is completed on our new business premise, and the new UCan Studios are open
UCan Play becomes a corporate member of the ISM
We start renting our new business premises in an old Mill outside Sandbach
UCan Play open their account with Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH
We exhibit with Roland UK at the Music Education Expo in London
Our sponsored ensemble, the Love Music Trust’s percussion ensemble, perform at the Royal Festival Hall with vibraphonist Anthony Kerr
We exhibit at the Musicians’ Union conference in Cardiff
Love Music Trust primary school curriculum launched
NESTA funded live streaming project with NYMAZ and the University of Hull commences
UCan Play open their trade account with John Hornby Skewes
Roland UK and UCan Play present new scholarships to RNCM students
We open our trade account with Source Distribution and can now supply PreSonus, Rode and many other brands to our customers
Research undertaken for the Love Music Trust into the use of music technology by Cheshire East schools
UCan.tv takes on the trading name of UCan Play
Jonathan Savage presents a keynote address to the Love Music Trust conference
Jonathan Savage presents at the Hay Festival on ‘Why Music Education Matters’
We begin our experiments with live streaming by broadcasting the RNCM session orchestra’s annual concert
Roland UK Key Stage 3 curriculum launched
Jonathan Savage talks at The Guardian’s ‘Going Digital’ conference
Work begins on Birmingham Contemporary Music Group’s Listen, Imagine, Compose project
Roland UK Key Stage 2 curriculum launched
Dot2Dot software released
We become authorised resellers of DB Audioware’s Sounds Active software
Our Roland UK trade account is opened
We write the new Functional Skills materials for the DfE’s National Strategy
Hand2Hand software released
Roland Champion School initiative commences
We write units for NAME’s Hard to Teach series
Sound2Game software released
Dr Savage becomes the National Subject Lead for the DfE’s National Curriculum for Music
Audacity Interactive software released
DubDubDub performance at the Discourse, Power and Resistance conference
DubDubDub software released
Cosmic Composer software released
UCan.tv start acting as consultants for Roland UK
Sound2Picture software released
We support Creative Partnership’s Creativity in Action Research Awards