After a tragic incident turned James’ life upside down, he turned to Help Musicians to help him through; "If you can’t find the light switch then you have to ask someone to help you find it.”
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As we come to the end of 2021, all of us at the charity want to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and the best wishes for the season.
When COVID-19 gripped the world and national Lockdown was enforced, Grace's plans for her nearly completed EP came to a sudden halt. With Help Musicians support Grace was able to record the rest of the tracks remotely, but the most critical aspect of support came unexpectedly, in the form of mental health care, after it came to light that Grace was struggling with a severe anxiety disorder.
As we hit the first anniversary of Covid’s devastating impact on the music ecosystem, let’s take a moment to reflect on how the crisis has hurt musicians; those who make the music that has sustained the entire nation through the crisis.
"For all of us, 2020 was one of the most challenging years in our collective history, and it certainly was within the 99 year history of Help Musicians, as we enter our centenary year."
Graham Sheffield delivers a speech at the Association of British Orchestras conference 2021.