Orchestras Live has launched a new online publication, ‘From Bingo to Bartok’: Creative and Innovative Approaches to involving older people with Orchestras
A new website, Music for Dementia 2020, has launched as an information hub offering advice, research and expertise to the music and dementia sectors
Chetham’s School of Music has launched a student physical wellbeing programme, Fit to Perform, with the aim of preventing performance-related injuries.
UK national singing organisation, Sing Up, has announced details of its Sing Up Day 2019 song, ‘One moment, one people’, written by Beccy Owen.
UK conservatoire launches appeal to support students’ health and wellbeing and appoints specialist lecturer
The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) has pledged to increase its support for students through directing its 2018/19 Annual Appeal to supporting their health and wellbeing. According… Read more
More Music Founder, Pete Moser, launched a three-year community music programme, Remixing Community, in Hong Kong with a residency from 12-19 November 2018.
Led by Live Music Now and the University of Winchester, a new report, ‘Live Music in Care’, recommends that live music should be essential in all UK care homes.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) and the University of Hull have announced a new partnership which builds on a working relationship established over the past two years…. Read more
Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PIPA) shared the findings of its UK-wide survey into work-life balance and the performing arts at a parliamentary event on 18 October 2018.
Help Musicians UK has teamed up with Music Venue Trust for this year’s Venues Day, which takes place on 17 October 2018 at Islington Assembly Hall.
The BBC, in partnership with Playlist for Life, a UK music and dementia charity, has launched a new website designed to use music to help people with… Read more
Global choral project for peace, One Day One Choir, is calling for choirs to unite in song on Peace Day, a UN initiative which takes place on 21 September.
Sing Up has released a compilation video featuring recordings of this year’s Sing Up Day song, Be the change, from schools across the world.
Rhythmix is celebrating a grant of £39,726 from Arts Council England to support its work with older people living with dementia in acute hospital settings.
The BRIT Awards with Mastercard has announced that £250,000 raised by this year’s BRITs 2018 will be donated to three charities that promote music education and mental wellbeing – Mind, the BRIT School and Music Support.
According to new research by the UK Musicians’ Union, 44% of the nation’s orchestral musicians say they do not earn enough to live on. The organisation represents… Read more
Surrey Music Hub has launched a new project bringing together professionals and community groups who work with or have an interest in supporting newly arrived and vulnerable young people through the arts and music.
Wigmore Hall’s choir for families living with dementia, Singing with Friends, performed in a special concert at Buckingham Palace on 12 February 2018.