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Transmission Fund awardee Bex Burch talks about her trip to Ghana
Bex Burch
Musician
14th March 2018

Hear from Bex Burch, one of the first recipients of the Transmission Fund, who used her money to return to western Ghana to live and play music with the Dagaare tribe.

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James Kennedy talks about the difficulties of working in the music industry
James Kennedy
Singer Songwriter
6th December 2017

Hear from James Kennedy, singer for the band Kyshera, on the importance of taking care of your mental health and wellbeing, when working in the music industry.

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Tom Cridland and The Real Music Collection for Help Musicians UK
Tom Cridland
Chief Executive Officer, Tom Cridland
7th November 2017

Tom and the team at Tom Cridland are raising funds for Help Musicians UK with style with The Real Music Collection! Hear from Tom as he tells us about his latest design paying tribute to the musical greats and why he is raising money for a cause close to his heart.

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Alison shares her experiences of hearing loss
Alison Beck
Jazz, gospel and session singer & composer
25th October 2017

Hear from Alison, who received a grant from HMUK to pay for a specialist musician's hearing aid, as she talks about the taboo subject of hearing loss in the music industry. 

Meeting Palestine and Israel
Alba Cabral
Musician, educator and workshop leader
17th August 2017

I am very grateful to have been awarded the Career Development Bursary by Help Musicians UK, which gave me the opportunity to make a dream come true: visit Palestine and make music with the people living there.

Phoebe's funding takes her to China
Phoebe Haines
HMUK-funded artist
27th July 2017

Phoebe received HMUK funding to go to China as the UK-representative at I Sing International Young Artists Festival,  a cross-cultural collaborative musical programme between western and Chinese opera singers.