Ensemble Matters’ Fair Access Commitments

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We’re delighted that Ensemble Matters joined us as partners in signing up to our Fair Access Principles in February 2021.

Developed through consultation with a broad range of composers and organisations, Sound and Music’s Fair Access Principles are designed to act as a code of best practice for running successful, open and inclusive artist development programmes, competitions and awards for composers.

In signing up, Ensemble Matters are committing to enact the Fair Access Principles across their work over the next two years. We recognise that organisations will need time to think about and implement changes within their programmes.

You can read their reasons for signing up and future commitments the organisation have made below.

Ensemble Matters’ Statement

“We enjoy working with different creators and we believe a diversity of voices keeps us fresh. Over the years we have seen an increasing effort in the industry to make access fairer to creators.

Naturally, when the Fair Access Principles came out, we thought it perfectly sums up what we have been aiming for. We look forward to working with Sound and Music to the best we can and are excited be part of this common effort in making a meaningful change.

– Owen Ho, Artistic Director of Ensemble Matters

Want to get involved?

We’re actively looking for more partners to join us in committing to these principles. Find out more about how to get involved by emailing Co-Head of Artist Development, Will Dutta, at: will.dutta@soundandmusic.org

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