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2008-09-18 00:00:20

By Gareth Malone COMMENT Arriving at Lancaster School in late April 2007, I met a frazzled- looking Helen Collins. As the head of music she was desperate to get the school singing but felt powerless against a tide of disinterest. So, she called me! It was a brave thing to do: asking for help and saying that you would benefit from professional advice takes confidence. Of course, she was making it happen on a small scale: the occasional tuneful boy, a willing class and a thriving rock...

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