Help Musicians opens 2020 Postgraduate Awards

Help Musicians has opened applications for its 2020 Postgraduate Awards, offering financial aid of up to £5,000 for music performance students who wish to further their study at a UK conservatoire.

How to get ahead in pop

‘You can be the best player in the world but if you don’t know how to market that and how to sell that then you’re not going to make a living,’ says the Royal Northern College of Music’s Andy Stott.

Top tips for emerging songwriters

‘Is there a lyrical journey? Is there a narrative? Is there a story? Maybe it’s going to take a bit of thought and work, but I find that is useful’: says hit songwriter Marshall Music.