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Risk Assessment in your creative activity planning
Abi McQuater
Musicians' Development Officer, Help Musicians
27th August 2020

Risk assessment and mitigation planning is vital at the best of times when planning a tour or, live project - let alone, in the current climate. Whilst we adjust to the live touring scene post-Brexit and keep tabs on Covid 19 restrictions across the world, the very nature of what it means to ‘get on the road’ and the means through which we can do this requires adapting. But how can you plan for this?

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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. 

Beyond Stage Fright
Charlotte Tomlinson
Performance Coach
21st January 2016

Beyond Stage Fright is the brainchild of Charlotte Tomlinson – pianist, performance coach and author of Music from the Inside Out - who writes here about why she decided to create & host this series.

Mental Health and the Music Industry
Nigel Hamilton
Help and Advice Manager
9th October 2015

Our Help and Advice manager Nigel Hamilton discusses mental health within the music industry, why there is such a stigma around it and how Help Musicians UK can support those who suffer. 

Stage Fright? Viva Las Vagus
Paul Crick
Performance Confidence Coach For Musicians
7th July 2015

Paul Crick explores a brief history of performance anxiety and looks at ways that help musicians to overcome emotional blocks to self-expression.

'We all owe musicians'. Our trustee Jonathan Morrish calls upon the industry
Jonathan Morrish
Trustee
11th May 2015

Our trustee Jonathan Morrish talks about his 40 year experience in the music industry and explains why we are needed more than ever.