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Life is full of twists, turns, knocks and challenges, says composer Aleah Morrison-Basu – but this doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
UK Music is calling on policy-makers to create “optimum conditions” for young people to enter the music industries, as a new report reveals the employment and income generated by music tourists.
Last year Youth Music more than doubled its fundraising income, exceeding its already ambitious target. Emma Holenstein reveals how they did it.
An In Harmony programme has embedded Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in its local community. Susanne Burns reveals how the orchestra helps shape Everton’s sense of place.
Music teaching provision is becoming incohesive as schools are left to decide whether or not to engage with local hubs, according to a new report.
Chicago-raised electronic music producer Kate Simko says get out there while you're young, and don't be afraid to pull the plug on dead-end projects.
22 organisations have been selected as PRS Foundation Talent Development Partners 2016 and will receive grants to deliver support for music creators.
Headteachers reject the idea of a diluted form of the music and social education programme, saying that funding will be the main barrier to schools continuing with the scheme.
Following the success of relaxed theatrical performances, Chris Proctor explains how Birmingham’s Town Hall & Symphony Hall has gone about staging relaxed concerts.
A lack of formal teaching qualifications will no longer be an entry barrier to musicians wanting to teach in state schools under proposals in the latest education White Paper.
Research into an app that encourages students to attend classical music has elicited some unwelcome responses, reveals Garry Crawford.
What draws people to a craft that has remained unchanged since the 1800s?
Struck down with depression, international singer and songwriter Rhoda Dakar reveals how volunteering on a music project helped her to take back control.
Run away with the circus, and if there is no doorway, make the door – advice from the composer and first black woman to have a piece performed at The BBC Proms, Errollyn Wallen.
A continuing lack of detailed online access information is stopping deaf and disabled music fans from buying tickets.
The composer and producer Jimmy Jewell, who has performed on stages all around the world, offers a clear message to 22 year olds: only you can grab hold of your own future.
The challenge to nurture and support cultural and music education outside London is on. Ian Thomas assesses a model that brings together several music services across four local authorities.
Virtual violins and computer-based guitars need more than just the right sounds if they’re to work for deaf musicians. Richard Burn describes his research into accessible virtual instruments.
Do freelance musicians get the weekend off? And how many trains do they actually have to take? Emma Donald takes us on a visual tour of her working week.
Creative industries growth continues to outstrip other sectors, but music, performing and visual arts are faring less well than in previous years.