Speeches: Articles, Press, etc
[NB Howard doesn’t write his speeches down, nor does he deliver them from a prepared script or even notes, he has a very conversational & informal way of speaking in public, so this has been put together from a sound recording of (nearly) all the talk. So if it doesn’t read like Dickens, that’s why!]Continue reading → on National Singing Ambassador's Keynote Speech, 31 Jan 2008
Over the last year, as Fergal mentioned, I have been doing an enormous amount of research into the state of music education in Britain for a South Bank Show Special that was broadcast last December. I followed that up with a shorter piece for the BBC’s Choir of the Year broadcast about Wider Opportunities andContinue reading → on Howard's speech to the Music Manifesto Signatories' conference, 18th May 2005
Below is a transcription of Howard’s introduction to a Teachers’ TV series, Take 10 Weeks – Singing School filmed in early 2007, following the Voices Foundation embedding an all-school singing programme into a Cambridgeshire primary school: Singing in schools, after suffering a period of relative decline, is finally back on the agenda, with a vengeance.Continue reading → on An introduction to the Teachers' TV series - 'Take 10 Weeks - Singing School'