The Lifetime Achievement Award to be presented at the inaugural Music Teacher Awards & Gala evening, will be sponsored by Black Cat Music and partner company MusicPracticeRooms.com

Announcing the sponsorship tie in, Black Cat Music’s marketing manager Alice Dagger said, “We are delighted to be involved with this exciting new event and providing the Lifetime Achievement Award, in addition to being Platinum Sponsors of the associated Music Education Expo 2013 event at London’s Barbican venue on 20/21 March 2013.”

The Music Education Awards & Gala dinner is organized by the publishers of Music Teacher magazine to celebrate excellence within the UK’s music education scene and takes place on the evening of the 20th March in the Barbican’s Conservatory and Garden Room. The event organisers will be seeking award nominations from the national music education sector. A carefully selected and impartial judging panel will manage the judging process for the awards, selecting finalists and winners from all the nominations submitted for the categories that have been identified by the Awards team, with each recognising exceptional achievement within its own particular arena.