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Fair Access written in bold text, next to an equals symbol
London Symphony Orchestra and the English Folk Dance and Song Society, have joined our launch partners in signing up to our Fair Access Principles.
Collage of all masterclass composers
Sound and Music presents a new series of free, lunchtime masterclasses for young creatives aged 11-18, led by professional composers and creators.
As part of our 2020 Composer-Curator announcement, we caught up with the selected artists on the programme to discuss their project, influences and music.
Collage of Selected Composers and Composer Curator Logo
We're thrilled to announce the 5 artists we'll be working with as part of this year's Composer-Curator programme; learn more about their projects here.
Small child listening intently in assembly
We're thrilled to announce that we've added a brand new set of 60 curated minutes for you to explore, as part of our free content for parents during Covid-19 on Minute of Listening.
Composer discussing with Leisure-Time Ensemble
Deadline: July 1st 2020
Applications are now open for Making Music UK's annual programme, pairing leisure-time choirs, bands, orchestras and ensembles with a music creator for up to a year.
Child playing with percussion instrument
We're making Minute of Listening free throughout COVID-19, for all parents and educators who suddenly find themselves home-educating children.
Sound and Music: COVID-19 Response
Monday 16th March 2020
Our London offices are closed and the Sound and Music Team is now working remotely; find out how we can support you and your work here.
We are recruiting! (and Sound and Music Logo)
Deadline: Noon, Friday 10th April
*Due to COVID-19 interviews will take place remotely for both of these roles*
We are recruiting!
Deadline: 22nd November 2019
We're seeking a part-time Education Coordinator with great organisational ability to support our range of education work.
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Deadline: October 30th 2019
We're seeking an exceptional candidate to join Sound and Music's dynamic board of trustees.
#CanCompose National Music Educators' Survey
01/10/2019
Our new report finds a crisis of creativity in music education, risking the future of composing in the UK.
Haslingfield Choir
Monday 9th September
We're thrilled to announce this year's pairings for Adopt-a-Composer, a scheme that couples emerging composers with leisure ensembles to collaboratively create a piece.
ISCM 2020 Shortlist
Friday 20th August 2019
We're delighted to announce the British Section Shortlist for ISCM World Music Days 2020
Chagrin - Meet the Winners
Thursday August 15th 2019
Five composers have been awarded the Francis Chagrin Award to help support the development of their musical projects. The next round of the award is now open for applications.
We are recruiting
Deadline: Midday, Tuesday 3rd September
This is an exciting and important post within Sound and Music’s core team, supporting the successful delivery of the development strategy.
New Voices Collage 2019
30/04/2019
Sound and Music is excited to announce the eight composers and creative artists who will be its 2019 New Voices.
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Wednesday 12th December 2018
Sound and Music is excited to introduce you to the new Chair and Vice Chair of our Board of Trustees.
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This vacancy is now closed
This is an essential and dynamic post within Sound and Music’s core team, supporting the successful delivery of the organisation’s Audience Engagement programme.
Can Compose National Education Survey Image
Wednesday 31st October 2018
We are exploring composing and the teaching of musical creativity in the UK. If you are involved in music education in any way, we want to hear from you.
Sound and Music Marks Black History Month Logo
1st October 2018
This year Sound and Music is marking Black History Month through a range of activities, including an unprecedented data review, a specially devised Minute of Listening collection and an opportunity to guest-curate the British Music Collection.
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Deadline: 4pm on Monday 11th June 2018
This is a unique opportunity to provide leadership, support and inspiration as the organisation moves into and through an exciting period of transformation, growth in impact and increasing profile.
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Deadline: 4pm, Tuesday 29 May 2018
This is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with exceptional skills, networks and experience in working with composers and artists across a range of genres.
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Deadline:Noon, Monday 23rd October
The Administrator will gain a wide range of experience working with the Sound and Music team, composers and artists, members of the public and partners.
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