Digital Bridge projects announced

We’re pleased to share an update on Digital Bridge – a collaborative project between Mexico and the UK, from Sound and Music and CMMAS, in partnership with Supersonic and funded by the British Council’s … Read More

George Butterworth Award 2023: Winner Announced

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

In conversation with: David de la Haye

David de la Haye’s work on the Composer-Curator strand of Sound and Music’s artist development programme started with freshwater recordings of local ponds. He crossed paths with scientists, artists and … Read More

Bursary Fund appeal launched

Sound and Music’s Chief Executive, Susanna Eastburn MBE, is leaving Sound and Music after 10 years in the role. To honour her departure, we’re raising funds to establish one fully … Read More

Francis Chagrin Awards — Round 3 Winners Announced!

In January, we opened applications for Round 3 of our Francis Chagrin Awards,* with an eligibility focus on composers and music creators aged 18-25. We received many strong applications, and … Read More

Voices from Summer School

Summer School student

Our annual Composition Summer School residential course, now open for applications until 24th April, celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. To give you a flavour of the impact this course has on … Read More

In conversation with: Alice Boyd

Photograph of Alice Boyd against a backdrop of tropical plants, taken at the Eden Project

Alice Boyd is a London and Bristol based composer and sound artist working across music, podcast, radio, film and theatre. Her work uses the voice, everyday sounds and electronic textures … Read More

ISCM World New Music Days 2023 — British Section Shortlist Announced

The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is an international network of members from around fifty countries, devoted to the promotion and presentation of new and contemporary music. Sound and Music represents the … Read More