Online resources for music leaders

We’ve compiled a list of resources from organisations doing fantastic work across the UK in bringing music education online, during this time of social distancing and school closures.

For a wider list of musical activities and online resources please CLICK HERE to visit our ‘young musician and parents’ page.

Last updated: 2 April 2020


A range of resources including a variety of webinars, PDF downloads and guidance on everything from live streaming to safeguarding.

Youth Music Network

Online Resources: what music projects are doing to stay connected and accessible during the pandemic.

UCan Play

Free advice and support from a team of experts in delivering music education content through online systems.


If you’re not already signed up to Charanga you can start a free 30 day trial and access their new ‘Music At Home’ Yumu packages.

Music Mark

A comprehensive list of links to organisations that offer up to date advice on topics such as safeguarding and online teaching.

Drake Music

Guidance for teachers and music leaders specialising in SEN/D.

As well as this ‘think piece’ on inclusion and other potential barriers.

Music Teachers Helper

Top tips for teaching via Skype.

Musical Orbit

More top tips for teaching online.

Musicians’ Union

More advice on safeguarding during online Music Lessons.

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