Advocacy at national level – by AEC member institutions in the UK

Professor Linda Merrick CBE (Royal Northern College of Music Principal and Chair of Conservatoires UK) and Jeffrey Sharkey (Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Principal and Chair of CUK’s Juniors Forum) have co-signed a letter to The Times about the importance of the performing arts education in schools.

A screenshot of the article can be found below. 

‘The UK has some of the finest conservatoires in the world and if we want to nurture the next generation of homegrown artists there needs to be support and recognition of the importance and value of the arts at all levels of education.’

The Times’ subscribers can read the full piece here: