Pedro Silva shares the impact Help Musicians’ Postgraduate Award funding had on his and business partner Ariel Lang’s careers, and explains why they have chosen to donate through their company, MyLuthier.
Help Musicians has supported the costs of music education since our founding in 1921. In fact, apart from during the outbreak of World War 2, we have given awards to UK conservatoire students for nearly 100 years. Creative Programme Officer Bex Ransom explains the history behind some of our existing named awards.
Decca-signed pianist Isata Kanneh-Mason received a Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Award in 2018. Here, she tells us about her journey with the piano and how the award has helped her career.
Xpo North, in Inverness, is Scotland’s leading creative industries festival
As the charity approaches it centenary year in 2021, we are committed to be truly representative of the music sector, increasing our presence in the nations and regions of the UK, being inclusive to every genre and reaching a diverse range of musicians and those working in the broader industry.
This Valentine’s day we thought we would share with you some stories and thoughts from our talented musicians on why they love Help Musicians UK.