Working & Retired Musicians

Our work is based on a great respect for musicians and the challenges that the profession presents. We start by listening to you and understanding your needs, because no two cases are ever the same.

We know that being a professional musician is tough. When things go wrong, money worries can quickly mount up. We provide help for people in a crisis, facing a long-term illness or disability, or coping with retirement.

Who we can help

You may be surprised by the sheer range of people we help, including emerging, practising and retired professionals from many backgrounds.

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Help in a crisis

We are a vital lifeline for people facing a sudden illness, accident, emotional problem or other career crisis.

Musicians’ Hearing

Hearing is a basic tool for musicians. Find out more about hearing loss and how we can help musicians that experience hearing problems.

Health and Wellbeing
Help with long term illness

If an accident or illness means you can no longer work, or need long-term support to carry on working, we provide specialist help.

Help in retirement

If you cannot afford an adequate standard of living and have unexpected needs or if you need help to continue living independently, we can help.

Terminal illness & bereavement

We are there for musicians until the end of their lives and provide help and support for surviving partners.

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How to apply

As every case is different, we find it helps to talk to people before making an application. Find out how the process works here.

Music Student Health Scheme
Music Student Health Scheme

If a health problem is affecting your progress, we may be able to help with grants to cover short-term treatment costs.

Contact us

Tel. 020 7239 9103