MD of UCan Play, Dr Jonathan Savage, spoke Hay Festival last week about why music education matters. Focusing on the work of two schools from the north west of England – Egerton High School and Sandbach School – Jonathan explored why a school-based music curriculum should be at the heart of every child’s music education. He also explored the impact of recent education policy on music education and analysed the threats that this poses.

You can hear his talk here.