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Celebrating music at the 75th anniversary of the Festival of St Cecilia
Help Musicians
Help Musicians
22nd November 2021

On Wednesday 17 November 2021 we welcomed over 900 attendees to St Paul's Cathedral for our annual Festival of St Cecilia. After taking 2020’s festival online we were delighted to welcome everyone back in person to enjoy performances from our President Dame Evelyn Glennie and the choirs of Westminster Cathedral, St Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey.


 
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Our work in 2020: Providing a lifetime of support when it's needed most
James Ainscough
Chief Executive Officer - Help Musicians
16th March 2021

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.

Nutun tells us all about her experience volunteering for Help Musicians UK
Nutun Ahmed
Volunteer
12th September 2018

Nutun has volunteered her singing talents for us on multiple occasions – hear more about her experiences volunteering for HMUK.

Being a volunteer Visitor for Help Musicians UK
Bob Towers
Retired Engineer
8th June 2018

Hear from Bob, a retired engineer, on his experiences being a volunteer Visitor for Help Musicians UK.

Alison shares her experiences of hearing loss
Alison Beck
Jazz, gospel and session singer & composer
25th October 2017

Hear from Alison, who received a grant from HMUK to pay for a specialist musician's hearing aid, as she talks about the taboo subject of hearing loss in the music industry. 

Volunteering for HMUK - A personal experience
Liam Taylor
Liam Taylor
5th December 2016

Liam volunteered for HMUK at our Northern Ireland launch. Read about his experience.