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Commissions fail to provide a living for most composers, who earn on average less than £4k a year for this work.
Government announces extra funds and ends fears that local authorities will be asked to terminate music services.
Bec Fearon, Head of Engagement at the Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, reveals the people who have inspired her most throughout her career.
The Sing with Us network of choirs brings together cancer patients and their families from across Wales. Rosie Dow describes her role as manager of the choir leaders.
A huge vocal work is premiered this weekend in Birmingham, followed by performances in Berlin and London. Stephen Newbould describes how it has come together.
Northern Trust’s employees are actively involved in a community partnership with the RPO, says Naomi Venn.
The authors write “with passion and authority”, making this book relevant to a wider readership than the title suggests, finds Julia Ient.
Mark Hewitt couldn’t believe his luck when he received funding from the Artists’ International Development Fund to collaborate with a foreign musician of his choice.
Hubs are engaging with the majority of schools in their areas, but more needs to be done to reach children from all backgrounds, report finds.
The Department for Education is warning that there should be no money in local authority education budgets for extra-curricular music and arts.
Many participants in the Old Vic’s community projects now lead healthier and more active lifestyles, according to Alexander Ferris and his team.
Demonstrating the effectiveness of arts interventions in dementia treatment will be key to unlocking funding, says new report.
As a performer, songwriter or producer are you receiving the royalties due to you? Keith Harris reports on the millions PPL collects from the licensing of recorded music in the UK and overseas.
Jenny Harris, a freelance creative producer, describes her career in music and arts festivals.
In light of the current debate about ACE's distribution of funding, Carol Reid explains how the regional allocation formula built into Youth Music's grant-making process is leading to a more equitable balance across its portfolio.
Jessica Plant and Kate Davey argue that arts interventions in the criminal justice system have demonstrated positive outcomes, but longitudinal research is now needed.
Young musicians are benefiting from youth ensembles, but concerns are growing over their financial stability and the difficulty of recruiting musicians.