Charging pupils for music tuition is “unfair” and deepening inequality, MSPs have heard.
Perth and Kinross residents have joined opponents of a controversial decision to increase the cost of music tuition, with one claiming it is “robbing the poor to give to the rich".
Music trust reports “concerning” decline in children signing up for lessons after council price hike
The number of children signing up for new music lessons in Perth and Kinross has dropped sharply since council chiefs agreed a controversial 60% rise in tuition costs.
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Music fee campaigners have confronted council chiefs over a planned price hike which they fear could turn Perth into a "musical vacuum".
Sir, – I am writing to express my great concern about Perth and Kinross Council’s plans to increase instrumental music fees at schools by 60% over the next three years.
Sir, – Having read in The Courier the article about the 60% increase over three years to instrumental tuition fees in Perth and Kinross, I would like to add my own expressions of disappointment and anger at this outrageous proposal by the Tory-led council, which is a “back door” way of making instrumental tutors redundant.
Schools in East Renfrewshire recently made the headlines when their council decided to spend a quarter of a million pounds on virtual reality headsets for every classroom.
Fife Council leaders say they have rejected proposals to "decimate" music tuition in schools.
School music tuition has been branded Fife's Cinderella service following a 44% price hike in just two years.