Rachel Shapey, a Secondary school teacher from Stockport, is one of five finalists for this year’s Stelios Awards for Disabled Entrepreneurs.
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland patron, HRH the Prince of Wales, has received a 70th birthday message from some of the institution’s youngest string players.
The Dartington Hall Trust has announced that Sara Mohr-Pietsch will be the next Artistic Director of Dartington International Summer School and Festival.
Sistema Scotland has appointed Peter Nicholson as its new Director of Music, succeeding Francis Cummings who moves to Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) has announced a new fund to kick start the careers of the nation’s emerging creative artists. The Make It Happen Fund,… Read more
Sound Connections, the London-based youth charity, has announced that Chris Brannick has been appointed as the organisation’s new Chair. Brannick takes over from Katrina Duncan, who served… Read more
German conductor, Julia Selina Blank, has won first prize at LICCC 2018, the inaugural edition of the London International Choral Conducting Competition, held at the Royal Academy… Read more
Composer, Carmel Smickersgill, wins £1,000 and a year’s membership of BASCA as part of Liverpool Philharmonic’s Christopher Brooks Composition Prize.
John Gilhooly, Chief Executive and Artistic Director of Wigmore Hall and Chairman of the Royal Philharmonic Society, is to receive the 2019 Heidelberger Frühling Music Award.
The Vocal Studies Department at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance has announced singer and conductor, Barbara Hannigan, and conductor, Dominic Ellis-Peckham, as Visiting Artists, and choral director,… Read more
The Royal College of Organists (RCO) has announced the appointment of Sir Andrew Parmley as its new Director, with effect from 1 October 2018. Sir Andrew’s broad experience… Read more
The Musicians’ Union (MU) and Trinity Laban Conservatoire are delighted to announce that Nitin Sawhney will be presenting the keynote address at their professional development weekend for… Read more
Rachel Shapey, Founder of Secondary music composition website, I Can Compose, has been announced as a finalist in the Internet Industry Category of the Enterprise Vision Awards.
Valery Gergiev, Maxim Vengerov, Alessandro Baricco, Hermann Hauser III and Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival will all receive Cremona Musica Awards at this year’s event.
Jeremy Wright MP has replaced Matt Hancock as Culture Secretary in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s emergency shake-up of her cabinet on 9 July 2018.
The European String Teachers Association UK (ESTA UK) has appointed violinist, Nicola Benedetti, as its next President.