'The government must realise that the arts are the heartbeat of every nation': MOBO-winning saxophonist YolanDa Brown calls on the incoming government to support UK music ahead of the 2019 general election.
There's just one day to go before the UK general election and many voters are still undecided. With that, we’ve rounded up arts and cultural policies as they appear in the manifestos of all major parties.
‘Music is becoming a cultural preserve that is gradually only becoming accessible to those who are from wealthy backgrounds. This is a huge concern for future generations’: composer Philip Herbert talks about the future of classical music.
‘Be practical; don’t be snobbish about media music, and don’t delay that symphony until you’re too old and frail to have the energy to actually do it!’: Christopher Gunning doles out some sage advice to emerging composers.
‘In an age of declining record sales, pitiful streaming income and loss-making tours, sync stands as one of the last ways to make good money in the music industry’: we sit down with Bucks Music Group’s Robyn Kennedy to get the lowdown on sync.
Annabel Allum, FINNO, and Rebecca Hurn are the final wave of artists to be chosen for Festival Republic and PRS Foundation’s ReBalance programme, which provides a step-up for female led bands and solo artists in …
Further to the BMI’s reaction to the election result today (Friday), the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), Bacc for the Future, AIM and UK Music have responded to the Conservative’s landslide victory.