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.
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
Craig David, Pixie Lott, The Wombats, Newton Faulkner, Dream Wife and Femme have pledged their support for Youth Music‘s flagship fundraising initiative, Give a Gig Week, which runs from 16-25 March 2018. Last year’s initiative saw… Read more
The Royal College of Music (RCM) has announced a new partnership with medici.tv to livestream and make available on demand selected masterclasses and concerts at the conservatoire’s… Read more
Victory for local music venues as government backs ‘Agent of Change’ principle for new housing developments
Housing developers building new homes near music venues should be responsible for addressing noise issues in a move to protect both music venues and their neighbours, the Housing Secretary, Sajid Javid, has said.
The London A Cappella Festival (LACF) has announced that British choirmaster and broadcaster, Gareth Malone OBE, will be its Festival Patron. Gareth Malone has helped to popularise vocal music… Read more
An unsigned Cardiff rock band has beaten more than 300 grassroots entries to win Firestone’s 2017 Battle of the Bands competition in partnership with Orange Amplification. Formed… Read more
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.
ACM (Academy of Contemporary Music) has announced that students studying at diploma level at its Guildford or Birmingham campuses will now be able to choose Songwriting as… Read more
Ireland’s National Music Education Programme, Music Generation, has announced that thirteen young musicians from Music Generation Carlow will perform alongside celebrated Irish dance duo, Velocity, in Sitges,… Read more