Music Teacher Awards for Excellence 2014 winners announced

Taking place as part of the UK's largest conference and exhibition for anyone involved in music education, the Music Teacher Awards for Excellence were announced at London's Barbican on February 7.

Best Classical Music Education Awards

The shortlist was compiled by the editorial team of Music Teacher magazine from over 200 public nominations, with 12 winners being selected by the judging panel.

The awards were presented by Classic FM's Margherita Taylor during a glittering ceremony attended by 190 guests from across the music education industry.

See the full list of winners below:

  • Best Musical Initiative, sponsored by the Royal Marines Band Service
    Winner: Singing Playgrounds
  • Best Print Resource, sponsored by Rhinegold Publishing
    Winner: Portsmouth Music Hub Songbooks
  • Best Digital/Technological Resource, sponsored by RhinegoldJobs.co.uk
    Winner: Friday Afternoons
  • Best SEN Resource
    Winner: Drake Music Scotland
  • Excellence in Primary/Early Years Music
    Winner: Mini Music Makers & Little Music Makers
  • Best School Music Department, sponsored by the MMA
    Winner: Baden-Powell & St Peter’s Church of England Junior School
  • Hub Innovation Award, sponsored by the Musicians’ Union
    Winner: SoundCity (Brighton & Hove)
  • Most Innovative Retailer
    Winner: Knock on Wood
  • Music Teacher Magazine Editor’s Award, sponsored by Higgledy Piggledy Jazz
    Winner: Jane Cutler
  • Best Classical Music Education Initiative, sponsored by Classic FM
    Winner: In Harmony Opera North
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Black Cat Music & MusicPracticeRooms.com
    Winners: Vivienne Price & Christine Croshaw