Sound and Music Podcast Episode 5: Invitations

Episode 5: Invitations   Composers Shabaka Hutchings, Alwynne Pritchard and Oliver Leith share their music and thoughts exploring the nature of the human relationships which shape the music they make.   We listen to compositions rooted in friendship, explore attempts to decolonialise music, and intimate performances recorded in a … Read More

New Voices: An interview with Mella Faye

Mella Faye is a musician, actor and director and a composer on Sound and Music’s New Voices 2019 programme. In 2016, Mella set up her company, Pecho Mama, to begin creating work … Read More

UK exam boards fall short on representation

There has been much, well-justified discussion about decolonising the curriculum in recent months, and teachers across the UK deserve praise for their efforts in this field. Unfortunately though, it seems … Read More

Remembering Lucy Hale

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Here at Sound and Music, we are greatly saddened to hear the news that 26-year old composer Lucy Hale has died. We would like to offer our condolences to her family at this time.   Born … Read More

COVID-19 Impact Survey, for Composers

Today, Sound and Music has joined forces with The Ivors Academy to launch a COVID-19 Impact Survey in order to better understand and evaluate the dramatic impact that the pandemic has and continues to have on our sector.   Together, we want to … Read More

Resources for young composers

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Looking for resources for young people to compose and create? Need some advice on how to support a future in music? Below are a selection of great resources from our … Read More