International Women’s Day 2020

Since 2016 Sound and Music has been marking International Women’s Day with a range of different activities including publishing our data on gender equality celebrating and highlighting the brilliant work … Read More

Our #CanCompose Commitments

As part of the annual Music Mark conference in November 2019, Susanna Eastburn MBE, Chief Executive of Sound and Music calls for urgent and meaningful change to perceptions, provision, practice and policy … Read More

Black History Month 2019: Our Data

‘We continue to evolve our language around race and ethnicity, and in May 2020, we made the decision to no longer use the acronym BAME.’ It has been one year … Read More

Meet the 2019/20 Composer-Curators

We’re excited to announce the six projects selected for this year’s Composer-Curator programme. Each of them will be supported for the next nine months in developing public programmes that focus … Read More

Black History Month 2018

“Black History Month is essential in promoting learning, providing information and contributing to community cohesion. For the past 30 years it has shone, and continues to shine, a beacon of … Read More

George Butterworth Award Winner 2018

The George Butterworth prize is awarded annually to a UK-based composer, for an outstanding new work created through one of Sound and Music’s composer development programmes. We’re delighted to announce … Read More

Meet the 2018/19 Composer-Curators

We are delighted to announce six projects selected for our 2018/19 Composer-Curator programme. Running since 2013, the initiative supports composers in staging projects that set the sonic agenda, shaping the … Read More