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RISK ASSESSMENT IN YOUR CREATIVE PROJECT PLANNING
Abi McQuater
Creative Programme Officer, Help Musicians
27th August 2020

Applying for creative funding during a pandemic requires adaptability, creativity and contingency planning, Creative Programme Officer, Abi McQuater explains.

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A brief history of Help Musicians’ named awards
Bex Ransom
Creative Programme Officer
3rd February 2020

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.

Isata Kanneh-Mason:
Isata Kanneh-Mason
Post Graduate Awardee
29th April 2019

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.

Celebrating Lady Maud Warrender on International Women's Day 2019
Kate Connolly
Secretariat Officer
8th March 2019

For International Women's Day 2019, we reflect on the influence and legacy of one of the founding members of Help Musicians UK. 

Evocation, Painting in Words and Music
Sam Moore
Flamenco Guitarist
19th July 2018

Hear from flamenco guitarist Samuel Moore on how a Career Development Bursary from us helped him with an important project in his music career. 

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Love Never Fails
Matt (a.k.a Digital Pilgrimz)
Musician
21st June 2018

Hear from Matt (a.k.a Digital Pilgrimz) on the power of music in aiding his recovery, and how Help Musicians UK has helped him through his mental health challenges.