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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020: Coping with change
Helen Brice
Existential Psychotherapist
20th May 2020

Change (as we are experiencing now) is intrinsically linked to anxiety. Helen Brice, a psychotherapist specialising in working with musicians and performers, offers some practical mindfulness.

Opera singer Bibi Heal reflects on how the Fusion Fund helped her investigate the possibilities of a creative idea
Bibi Heal
Opera singer
6th April 2020

Opera singer Bibi Heal was supported by the Fusion Fund to create Song Surgery, a project that explored the use of poetry and music to improve mental health and wellbeing. Here she reflects on how Fusion gave her the freedom to research and develop the project, as well as how she is adapting the project to suit the current climate of self-isolation. 

Doing it the Feversham Way: Music as core - bucking the trend
Graham Sheffield
Chairman
8th February 2019

A personal view from Graham Sheffield, Chair of Help Musicians UK

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.

Managing Music Performance Anxiety
Tracy Dempsey
Performance Coach
11th October 2016

Tracy Dempsey has been coaching musicians and other performers since 2007. In this blog, She shares her tips for managing performance anxiety. 

An open letter in response to Charlotte Higgins
Graham Sheffield
Director of Arts (British Council), Chairman (Help Musicians UK)
30th September 2016

Director of Arts at British Council and our Chairman responds to an opinion piece written by Charlotte Higgins in last week's Guardian.

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