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.
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.
The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain (NYCGB) has announced details of its 35th anniversary season, which will celebrate the themes of ‘Women in Song’ and ‘Music… Read more
Live Music Now (LMN) has announced details of an ambitious project studying the effects of music on older people, especially those living with dementias, and staff in five care homes across the UK.
The country’s leading independent music charity, Help Musicians UK (HMUK), today launched its landmark new 24/7 mental health service ‘Music Minds Matter’ for anyone working in the music industry.
Three choirs will come together in a collaboration between artists, medical professionals and patients at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum on Saturday 14 October 2017. The London Stroke… Read more
Following a successful festival in Worcester at the end of July 2017, the Three Choirs Festival has become one of the UK’s first national cultural organisations to adopt the Family… Read more