Aimed to help universal music education...

Brian Eno and Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien are amongst those contributing to music masterclass Ear Opener.

The new scheme is being led by composer Paul Clark, and aims to bolster universal music education at a time when classes are being cut.

The online based tutorials are very much hands on, and will feature a diverse array of talent.

Brian Eno and Ed O'Brien have confirmed their involvement, alongside Mercury nominated SEED Ensemble composer Cassie Kinoshi, and Isobel Waller-Bridge.

Paul Clark says: “For the last 15 years we have been developing tools to help young people write the music they want to hear; we now have the opportunity to share them online. With huge cuts to education budgets and radical changes to the place of music in the curriculum, it’s essential that we support young people from all backgrounds to become the next generation of inspiring musicians, composers and listeners.”

Ed O'Brien released a new solo album earlier this year, commenting: "There's no such thing as a bad idea. Sometimes, that idea that doesn't work was necessary to be aired, in order for the next idea that does work to succeed. Many people feel like they should be doing this, should be doing that, there are no ‘shoulds’ with music. By doing something else, maybe you're feeding something that will nourish the music.”

Brian Eno added: “The thing that is thrilling about creative art... is when something new happens. "

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