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Star tenor Alfie Boe calls for increase in funds for music education

Alfie Boe, the romantic tenor who led celebrations outside Buckingham Palace at the Queen’s diamond jubilee concert, has threatened to storm parliament…

7th May 2015

Austerity and the arts: the hidden cuts that are bad for our cultural health

The main parties show commitment in their manifestos to increasing access to and diversity in the arts, yet they are ignoring the…

28th Apr 2015

Renowned conductor brands music service cuts ‘irresponsible’

A Grammy award-winning conductor, who has performed with some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras, has backed a campaign to safeguard the…

18th Feb 2015

Funding for young instrumentalists from Awards for Young Musicians

Awards for Young Musicians have just released details on this year’s funding scheme. If you are aged between five and seventeen you…

17th Feb 2015

Welsh National Opera chief’s school music cuts fear

It could take 15 years before the impact of cuts to music education services are felt, warns the Welsh National Opera’s chief…

3rd Feb 2015

Children’s music and arts initiatives receive £109 million boost

A range of projects that support children’s music, filmmaking, dance and local-heritage activities are to receive funding worth more than £109 million…

26th Jan 2015

Information on music education hub funding for 2015/16 released from ACE

The Department for Education has asked us to contact you all today to give you further information on Hub funding for 2015/16….

13th Jan 2015

Radical strategy and new focus for the Arts Council of Wales

A vision of “a creative Wales where the arts are central to the life of the Nation” is behind ‘Inspire’, the Arts…

13th Jan 2015

Culture and business chiefs join forces to fight for arts funding

An unprecedented coalition of top figures from the arts and business worlds has challenged the Government to do everything possible to ensure…

13th Jan 2015

ACE Announces Investment Plans for 2015-2018

The Arts Council England (ACE) has announced its funding and investment plans for the next three years. The ACE’s new national portfolio…

13th Jan 2015

Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones slams cuts to music services

Stereophonics’ frontman Kelly Jones has hit out at plans to scrap music services for children in Rhondda Cynon Taf. The Cwmaman singer…

16th Dec 2014