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Note-perfect message;Opinion;Letter

LET US applaud this Government for its imagination in committing pound;180 million for schools music over the next few years.

January 27, 1999 will be remembered as the day that the decline in schools music-making over the past 12 years turned a corner.

The message the Department for Education and Employment has sent out is simple and clear - nurturing the creative and cultural life of our children is just as important as the 3Rs.

Larry Westland Founder and DirectorMusic for Youth 102 Point Pleasant, London SW18

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