Listen Imagine Compose investigates how composing is taught and learnt in secondary schools and draws on the expertise of teachers and their pupils, composers, music education academics and arts organisations. It is a partnership project between BCMG, Sound and Music and Birmingham City University.

Since 2010....

....we have been undertaking further action research, holding symposia, developing resources and running CPD.  There is now a separate website, managed by Sound and Music, which hosts all of the work to date and was funded by Youth Music.

Current work includes CPD for secondary music teachers,and those supporting young people to compose music, including online sessions and a Master of Educational Practice qualification. You can also explore resources and videos of previous sessions.

"Listen Imagine Compose has played a significant part in improving the musical and educational understanding of professional musicians, teachers and academics." Mark Philips, HMI Music, 2012