Sage Gateshead’s Summer Studio programme will open the doors to its rehearsal studios from 6-26 August 2018, offering free residencies of up to one week for musicians, singers and artists of all genres to create new work, develop their practice or prepare for a performance.
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire piano student, Lauren Zhang, has been named winner of BBC Young Musician 2018, securing the title in the competition final at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on Sunday 13 May 2018.
A new website dedicated to GCSE and A level Music composition has been launched.
Chancellor of Birmingham City University, Sir Lenny Henry, took to the stage of the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire on 4 May 2018 (aka Star Wars Day) in a performance introducing young people to the world of classical music.
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
The 13th edition of international jazz trade fair and showcase festival, jazzahead!, ran from 19-22 April 2018 at Messe Bremen in Germany.
Revealed at Scotland’s forum for music businesses and artists, Wide Days 2018, PRS Foundation’s new partnership with Creative Scotland will allow Scottish artists to apply for funding to support activities such as recording, touring and marketing via its Momentum Music Fund.
The National Youth Choir of Great Britain will take the stage on the first night of the BBC Proms for the first time in 2018.
Leading UK membership organisation for flautists and flute teachers, the British Flute Society, will present its second Summer flute festival, Future Flute Fest, in St John’s Smith Square, London, from 17-19 August 2018.
School pupils from across the UK raised the roof of London’s Royal Albert Hall last month, thanks to choir and instrumental ensemble, Armonico Consort.
National charity Youth Music has announced the formation of the Alliance for a Musically Inclusive England, a collective of leading music organisations working together to promote diversity… Read more
Sage Gateshead is calling on people to reveal their favourite Northern song as part of a second wave of Great Exhibition of The North events announced by the music venue.
The National Open Youth Orchestra (NOYO) has announced a new partnership with ABRSM to help develop some of the UK’s most talented young disabled musicians as part of an inclusive ensemble.
ABRSM and the Royal Philharmonic Society (RPS) have announced a new partnership to help musicians develop the skills necessary to build sustainable careers.
Sefton & Knowsley Youth (SKY) Music Hub is hosting a special event on 16 March 2018 to celebrate Sir Henry Segrave’s world land-speed record.
Four of the UK’s most innovative access-to-music organisations have come together to issue a stark warning to the government about the crisis facing young people trying to… Read more
Mahogany Opera Group has announced that premieres of the remaining five operas in its two-year Snappy Operas project will take place in March 2018.
Cardiff’s biennial Festival of Voice has revealed details of a second wave of artists and ensembles from across the spectrum of the arts, music, theatre and performance.
The Leeds International Piano Competition will present the first of what is to be an annual Leeds Piano Festival in May 2018.
Wigmore Hall’s choir for families living with dementia, Singing with Friends, performed in a special concert at Buckingham Palace on 12 February 2018.