We’re calling on the government to support young composers

Today, Sound and Music welcomes the 2021 publication of Birmingham City University’s (BCU) independent evaluation of Go Compose, a 2-year long project led by Sound and Music and supported by Youth Music.   Since 2019, the Go Compose programme has supported over 160 young people facing barriers to participation to … Read More

Sound and Music Podcast Episode 10: Climate: Place

Composers Hanna Tuulikki, Colin Riley and Dai Fujikura share their music and thoughts exploring the importance of place in music. How does the more-than-human manifest itself in the composers’ music, and what does it mean to be … Read More

Two new recruitment opportunities go live

We’re excited to share two new recruitment opportunities at Sound and Music and Music Patron. Read more about them below. Music Patron: Composer Liaison Manager Music Patron is an ambitious … Read More

Seed Award 2021 – Winners Announced

The  Seed Award is an annual award, given to all shortlisted applicants for our New Voices  programme.  All applicants to New Voices are shortlisted by both an internal and external panel, and all … Read More

Black History Month 2021: Our data

“We want to foreground and celebrate the achievements and contributions of Black artists and composers in the UK as part of the positive theme of this year’s Black History Month, … Read More

Seed Award 2021 Q&A: Laurie Mompelat

To celebrate the winners of this year’s Seed Award, we caught up with all the selected artists and composers for a quick chat. Here, we speak to Laurie Mompelat. Can … Read More

Seed Award 2021 Q&A: Lewis Daniel

To celebrate the winners of this year’s Seed Award, we caught up with all the selected artists and composers for a quick chat. Here, we speak to Lewis Daniel. Lewis … Read More

Seed Award 2021 Q&A: Phoebe Coco

To celebrate the winners of this year’s Seed Award, we caught up with all the selected artists and composers for a quick chat. Here, we speak to Phoebe Coco. Can … Read More

Seed Award 2021 Q&A: Tony Onuchukwu

To celebrate the winners of this year’s Seed Award, we caught up with all the selected artists and composers for a quick chat. Here, we speak to Tony Onuchukwu. Can … Read More