Nicola Benedetti has launched a video series, ‘With Nicky’, as the first stage in her plan to establish a charitable organisation, the Benedetti Foundation.
Scottish concert violinist and campaigner for music in education, Nicola Benedetti, has received a CBE for Services to Music in the New Years Honours list.
Help Musicians UK (HMUK) has appointed former interim Financial Director and interim CEO, James Ainscough, as its permanent CEO.
London College of Creative Media (LCCM) celebrated the opening of the Music Box, the college’s new home, at a ceremony in London on 4 December 2018. Guests… Read more
Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester has announced that Tom Redmond will succeed Stephen Threlfall as Director of Music from September 2019. A former member of the… Read more
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.