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Deadline announced for Young Musicians Development Programme

Future Talent’s Young Musicians Development Programme offers financial support and development opportunities to young musicians; instrumentalists and singers from ANY genre of…

29th May 2018

Youth Music confirm 4 more years of funding for MusicNET-EAST

MusicNet East is a Youth Music Fund C research project, led by Hertfordshire Music Service, of Music Services.  The first three years…

Applications open for Sound Connections INNOVATE Programme

Sound Connections are pleased to invite applications for Innovate; Sound Connections’ longstanding programme supporting music projects for children and young people in challenging…

5th Apr 2018

New national alliance led by Youth Music to support next generation of musicians

  National charity Youth Music has today announced the formation of the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England, a collective of leading…

5th Apr 2018

PMLL To Sponsor a Child Through the London Music Fund

Photo: (Far left) Tyrique Gabbidon receiving his certificate from London Music Fund Ambassador and Oscar Winning Composer, Rachel Portman OBE alongside two…

6th Feb 2018

Local Government and the Arts: the future

Arts Council Chair urges local authorities as arts and culture funding falls. Sir Peter Bazalgette urged local authorities to work with the…

18th Apr 2016

Darren Henley: ‘Any cut in funding worries me’

“I thought you might ask that!” Arts Council England’s chief executive is waving a piece of paper at me, sheepish yet triumphant….

9th Nov 2015

Closing the door on Music? – Wynne Evans looks at the reduction of music services in schools

On the BBC Radio Wales Art Show, Wynne Evans looks at the reduction of music services in schools as budgets shrinks and asks…

14th Sep 2015

Local authority arts spend “reasonably stable”, survey finds

Local authority arts budgets in England and Wales continue to contract, but the sector has “been able to show resilience and remain…

14th Sep 2015

Arts Impact Fund: a radical new way of getting extra funding for the arts

Peter Bazalgette, chairman of Arts Council England, explains how extra funding could come from universities, social services and the NHS Arts Council…

11th Jun 2015

Learning music educates mind and soul, but often falls to school budget cuts

Much evidence indicates the cognitive and learning improvements associated with children learning music yet availability to such life-changing lessons and programs is…

5th Jun 2015

Nicky Morgan, please give us the money to teach British kids classical music – James Rhodes

Nicola Benedetti, über-violinist and passionate advocate of music education, has said children should be exposed to classical music whether they like it or…

13th May 2015