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Patrick Allen (born 1955) is the English author of Singing Matters (Heinemann publishers), which won the Times Educational Supplement Schoolbook Award in 1999. He also won The Guardian Award for Teacher of the Year in a Secondary School in 2004. He works as an Advanced Skills Teacher and as a music education consultant, based at Ifield Community College in Crawley, England where he is also Head of Music. He was awarded Advanced Skills Teacher status in 2001.
Total Books: 26
Singing Matters was widely acclaimed in the educational and academic press and remains a very popular text and teaching tool with music educators in the United Kingdom and beyond. Allen's subsequent Heinemann publications, Developing Singing Matters and Composing Matters are also widely used in schools and provide a practical and inclusive repertoire of activities for secondary pupils. Allen also contributes to educational journals, and was a co-author of Music Suite, an interactive CD-ROM published by On-Line Classics.
His work as an Advanced Skills Teacher and his consultancy work have seen him provide support and training for Local Education Authorities and universities across the United Kingdom the National Association of Music Educators, The Scottish Association for Music Education, The Halle Orchestra, the Department for Education and Skills and a range of private training providers.