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Chris Sheehan on why Music Minds Matter is crucial for the industry
Chris Sheehan
Director at Karousel Music
13th December 2018

Chris Sheehan helps us mark the one year anniversary of Music Minds Matter by sharing some words about why the service is increasingly important for the music business.

 

Adam Ficek reflects on the importance of Music Minds Matter for #MMM1YearOn
Adam Ficek
Musician, pyschotherapist & counsellor
7th December 2018

Musician, psychotherapist and counsellor Adam Ficek pens a guest post for us reflecting on mental health in music to mark our one year of Music Minds Matter anniversary campaign, #MMM1YearOn

A look at the obstacles to career progression for parents and carers – as shown in groundbreaking new research by PiPA
Indy Vidyalankara
Head of Strategic Communications, Help Musicians UK
19th October 2018

HMUK's own Indy Vidyalankara shares her experiences as a parent in the music industry following the new research revealed by PiPA.

We caught up with Helena Kay, Peter Whittingham Jazz Award winner of 2017
Helena Kay
2017 Peter Whittingham Jazz Award
17th September 2018

Hear from Helena on what she’s been up to since receiving the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award of £5,000.

Nutun tells us all about her experience volunteering for Help Musicians UK
Nutun Ahmed
Volunteer
12th September 2018

Nutun has volunteered her singing talents for us on multiple occasions – hear more about her experiences volunteering for HMUK.

Kayla Painter talks Future Bubblers and funding applications
Kayla Painter
Musician
9th August 2018

Kayla Painter is  a current year 3 Future Bubbler who has recently received support through Help Musicians UK with a £1,000 alumni bursary toward her professional development. Kayla took the time to tell us about how she’ll use her bursary, her experience on the Future Bubblers scheme and advice on applying for funding programmes.

Lauretta
Who we have helped

"Help Musicians UK has helped me financially with my piano tuning, domestic help and friendly visits, never forgetting my birthday or Christmas, little kindnesses that make such a difference to my well being."

Lauretta, 96, Singer and pianist
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