Abuse in Musical Education

Below are several links to important pieces from Ian Pace’s Desiring Progress blog regarding sexual and psychological abuse in specialist music schools.

Marcel Gazelle and the Culture of the Early Yehudi Menuhin School

Robert Waddington, Former Dean of Manchester Cathedral and Chetham’s School of Music

Abuse minimisation as an example of the writing of history as kitsch

Reported Cases of Abuse in Musical Education 1990-2012 and Issues for a Public Inquiry

The case of Ian Lake and reflections on the year

New stories and convictions of abuse in musical education and the film of the Institute of Ideas debate

In the Aftermath of the Brewer Sentencing – A Few Short Thoughts and Pieces of Information

Michael Brewer – a powerful Director of Music, not just a provincial choirmaster or music teacher

Publication of Reports into Chetham’s by ISI and MCC – Senior Management and Governors should consider their position

New article in Times Educational Supplement on abuse in musical education – and public debate on October 19th, Barbican Centre

Online Petition – all three links have many different comments

Petition for an inquiry into sexual and psychological abuse at Chetham’s School of Music and other specialist institutions (1)

Petition for an inquiry into sexual and psychological abuse at Chetham’s School of Music and other specialist institutions (2)

Petition for an inquiry into sexual and psychological abuse at Chetham’s School of Music and other specialist institutions (3)

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1 comment
  1. Reblogged this on Desiring Progress and commented:
    The excellent Spotlight blog now features a post with links to the most important of my own blog posts on abuse in musical education, which I thought I would reblog here so the links are available in one place.

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