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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.

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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HMUK's visit to Xpo North festival in Inverness
Tigerlily Raphael
Creative Programme Assistant
19th June 2017

Xpo North, in Inverness, is Scotland’s leading creative industries festival

EU Referendum
Patrick Christie
External Affairs Officer
20th June 2016

Our External Affairs Officer looks at the implications of the EU referendum for the music industry.

Researching the need: Three months in….three questions asked
Claire Gevaux
Creative Director
8th March 2016

Three months into her new role at Help Musicians UK, Creative Director Claire Gevaux explains a new research project the charity is undertaking.

Unlocking the Music Matrix
Julia - Somerset Close
Emerging Excellence Award 2012
21st January 2015

Julia aka Somerset Close tells us about her experience at the Songwriting Academy, working with multi-platinum selling Songwriter and Record Producer Martin Sutton