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The Welsh Government fund aims to start helping young people develop their musical talents by 2020.
Manchester Camerata’s work with people with dementia recently took its musicians to Tokyo to deliver training. Lucy Geddes reveals what they shared and what they learned.
A fascination with lullabies has led Supriya Nagarajan to produce inter-cultural performances and education projects around the world. She tells the story.
The Orchestra of the Swan has found a formula for boldly commissioning new works that pleases both composers and audiences. David Curtis explains his approach.
Successful audience development strategies have not led to an increase in earned income, and public funding must be restored, a new report has concluded.
As the debate over whether London needs a new concert hall becomes more divisive, Jodi Myers says it’s time for some careful thought.
An unexpected treasure is what your soul desires, composer and musician Sandro Mussida tells people starting a career in the arts.
A government committee has been warned that a crisis is facing music in Wales and new ideas are essential.
£2.5m has been pledged to enable the feasibility study for the £278m venue to be concluded after the Government pulled out.
Chelsea Theatre’s Community Development Manager Michelle Abbey discusses her career engaging audiences and promoting diversity.
News of the scheme’s holistic benefits follows the announcement of £660k funding to music charities across the country.
Boys and children with special educational needs remain under-represented in the music education programme’s extra-curricular provision, according to a new report.
Tired of seeing classical music magazines filled with middle-aged white faces, James Fleury proposes four ‘mental makeovers’ that could help increase diversity in the sector.
The intervention by soundLINCS will enable the Lincolnshire-based MUSIC:LINK to continue operating into its 30th year.
Anti-social hours, lack of pay and exhaustion lead to a ‘profound difficulty’ in sustaining a living in the industry.
The hubs survived increasing local authority cuts but the failure to engage boys and young people with special educational needs persists, a new report finds.
Organisations that “challenge the status quo” will be eligible for funding through Help Musicians UK’s new open access grants programme.
Chad Lawson’s music has been used on The Walking Dead and Vampire Diaries. His advice for 22 year-olds? Never stop learning. Or baking cookies.
A meeting of the Countries of Culture inquiry this week heard about the challenges facing regional arts organisations following local authority cuts.
As she prepares to retire, Sound Sense’s Kathryn Deane reflects on those that have – often unknowingly – inspired her work.