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A safe community for young people to showcase their music; collaborate, compete and develop their talent.
www.numu.org.uk /

Listen. Explore. Discover. Create.  ABRSM online resources project led by Ben Sandbrook.
www.soundjunction.org

Seven questions for nurturing creativity
www.bensandbrook.com

Create Listen Learn. British composers' and composing website including learning to compose from Primary level to Higher Education and Minute of Listening app. 
www.soundandmusic.org

Steve Hillier, formerly of Dubstar, on song-writing
www.bbc.co.uk/radio2/soldonsong/guide/song_ideas.shtml  

Video presentation by Pam Burnard prepared for the 2012 Society for Research in Music Education Creativity SRIG meeting held on March 30, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. 
http://vimeo.com/39665461
 
Hugh Nankivell makes songs and films most days, working with young people, medium aged folks and older ones
http://vimeo.com/user11774287

For downloading free and royalty free audio loops and samples
www.rankinaudio.com/

soundbible.com/tags-dolphin.html
For downloading free and royalty free audio loops and samples

Competitions
 
Proms Inspire competition with free Inspire Composer Labs for 12-18s and free Inspire Teachers' Labs
www.bbc.co.uk/proms/features/inspire-competition

NCEM Composers Award in association with Radio 3
www.ncem.co.uk/?idno=996 

Song Academy's Songwriter Competition each year for 6-18 year olds
www.songacademy.co.uk/young-songwriter-2013/