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What to expect from the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award
Sam Healey
Skeltr
23rd September 2020

In 2019, at a crucial point in his career, Manchester-based Sam Healey’s punk-jazz group Skeltr received the Peter Whittingham Jazz Award. Here, Healey tells us about why he knew he was ready to apply, his audition and the positive ripple effect the Award has had on his career trajectory.

Add to your creative toolkit with support from Help Musicians’ Transmission Fund
Barnaby Duff
Creative Programme Officer
30th April 2020

Transmission Fund offers grants for short periods of development, including online courses, 1:1 coaching, conference attendance, songwriting academies and masterclasses. Having been adapted for a socially-distanced landscape, Help Musicians’ Creative Programme Officer Barnaby Duff explains how the Transmission Fund might be able to assist your career, even in lockdown.

Joe Danher on how to submit an excellent Do It Differently Fund budget
Joe Danher
Creative Programme Officer
30th April 2019

Our Creative Programme Officer Joe Danher is back again with tips about how to make sure your Do It Differently Fund application has the best chance of succeeding – this time, he’s looking at how to put together a strong budget for your project.

Do It Differently Q&A with Creative Programme Officer, Joe Danher
Joe Danher
Creative Programme Officer
16th April 2019

Help Musicians UK’s Creative Programme Officer, Joe Danher, talks through his tips for submitting a top-notch Do It Differently application.

Show, Don’t Tell
Jack Harris
Singer/Songwriter
23rd September 2015

At a recent English Folk Dance and Song Society creative residency course, singer/songwriter Jack Harris shares his reflections.

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Top Tips for funding applications
Tim Foxon
Talent Programme Manager
30th May 2014

Talent Programme Manager Tim Foxon shares his insider knowledge on how to apply for funding.