Category: Resources for musicians

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London Early Years Music Network
A facebook group for the London Early Years Music Network, hosted by youth music charity Sound Connections. You can use this group to discuss anything about the fascinating world of making […]
MUSIC:ED member offer: Tide business account
Sign up for a new business account with Tide and benefit from free transfers for one year
Soundtrap for Education
Soundtrap for Education empowers students and teachers to explore creative sound recording in all subjects, for all ages and ability levels
Sing Up home schooling resources
Free resources from Sing Up for age ranges 4-7, 7-11 and 11-16 together with sign language and Makaton videos
Contractual issues and income loss
An overview of the implications of the coronavirus pandemic for musicians' contracts and income. Additional advice is available to Musicians' Union members
Crowdcast video platform
The live video platform for creators. Host live talkshows, webinars, Q&As, summits and more. Designed to be as quick and painless as possible with easy setup, a single URL, and no required downloads
UK income support for self-employed workers
An overview from the Musicians' Union about UK government financial support for the self-employed suffering from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
Cubase from Steinberg is one of the most powerful music creation software packages in the world. With its unrivalled range of flexible tools, you can create any kind of music quickly and intuitively
MUSIC:ED is an online platform and community enabling educators, students, parents, organisations and business to engage, connect and be informed. MUSIC:ED Community, our social network, is […]
MU Coronavirus Hardship Fund
£1m fund for Musicians' Union members with genuine and pressing financial hardship resulting from the coronavirus pandemic
Music Education Works
Music Education Works collects, summarises and shares evidence of the impact of music education
Dorico by Steinberg helps you to write music notation, automatically producing printed results of exceptional quality — and plays it back with breathtaking realism
Help Musicians Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund
Help Musicians UK launched the Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund on 25 March 2020, a new offering specifically created to alleviate some of the immediate financial pressures that many pro […]
RSL Awards teacher directory
Examinations board RSL's online directory of teachers. The directory includes teachers in 19 countries
Music Industry Therapist Collective
Guide to Anxiety Relief and Self-Isolation
A free guide from the Music Industry Therapist Collective. Email registration required
UK Government
UK Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
UK residents can apply for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) if they have a disability or health condition that affects how much they can work is a free service which aims to support musicians in every aspect of education and performance. The website includes a search facility
NYMAZ Remote Music Learning Network
The NYMAZ Remote Music Learning Network has been established to support and connect professionals with an interest in online music education. Membership is free
Melanie Spanswick
Melanie Spanswick Piano Blog
Melanie Spanswick is a leading pianist, writer and teacher. Her Classical Piano and Music Education Blog features articles, resources, guides and conversations with leading pianists
World Health Organisation
WHO coronavirus information hub
Detailed coronavirus-related guidance from the World Health Organisation, with rolling updates
UK Government
UK Universal Credit
Universal Credit is a UK government benefit payment designed to help with your living costs. The benefit is available to those on low income/unemployed, subject to several criteria
NYMAZ/Connect Resound
Teaching Musical Instruments Online: A Selective Literature Review (PDF)
This short paper by Dr Jonathan Savage explores some of the recent research concerning the teaching of musical instruments online
Public Health Wales
General coronavirus health advice
Advice from Iechyd Cyhoeddhus Cymru/Public Health Wales about social distancing, travel and hygiene
Help Musicians UK
Categorised UK coronavirus advice
Collated information links for UK musicians covering government advice, money, legal/business advice, and health and wellbeing
School Band and Orchestra Magazine
Helping music educators teach online in the age of coronavirus
Dr Jim Frankel explores ways in which the music industry is stepping up to support music teachers
UK National Health Service (NHS)
General coronavirus advice
The latest coronavirus-related advice and regulations from the UK National Health Service (NHS)
Northern Ireland Public Health Agency
General coronavirus health advice
Northern Ireland's Public Health Agency's guidance relating to the coronavirus pandemic, including prevention measures
UK Government
UK number of cases and risks
Latest statistics for the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the UK, including test results and deaths
PRS for Music
PRS Emergency Relief Fund
This money is available to PRS members affected by the coronavirus pandemic globally and will be offered in grants of up to £1000 each, depending on need
Musicians' Union
Jumping into online teaching
In this first-hand account, Rick Finlay – professional drummer, teacher, and vice-chair of the Musicians' Union's Executive Committee – charts the ups and downs of moving his teaching pract […]
UK Government
Staying at home
The UK government's full guidance about social distancing - staying at home and away from others
Incorporated Society of Musicians
ISM guidance for self-employed musicians
Coronavirus-related financial guidance from the UK Incorporated Society of Musicians
Health Protection Scotland
General coronavirus health advice
Guidance from Health protection Scotland including infection prevention and control in healthcare and other settings, educational resources and travel information