Can you support the future of new music?



As COVID-19 continues to have a devastating impact on the cultural sector, it is more important than ever that we’re here for the people making, teaching, enjoying, promoting and supporting the thriving new music world.

If you care about new music, help to support its future by setting up a donation to Sound and Music today. With your help, we will ensure people of all ages and from all backgrounds have more opportunities to create and enjoy new music.

Together, we can work towards a world where new music and sound prospers, transforming lives, challenging expectations and celebrating the work of its creators.

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By ticking the "Yes" box, I agree I would like Sound and Music to reclaim the tax on all qualifying donations I have made, as well as any future donations, until I notify them otherwise. I understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in that tax year I may be asked to pay any difference. I understand that Sound and Music will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that I give.

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Gift Aid does not cost you a penny more, but can add an additional 25p to every £1 you donate. When Sound and Music receives a donation from a UK taxpayer, we're entitled to claim an amount of tax (calculated at the basic rate of income tax in that year) paid on that donation. Once you have given your permission for us to do this on your behalf, there is no need for you to do anything else.

All that is required is that you must be a taxpayer and that would have paid or will pay sufficient Income and/or Capital Gains Tax to cover all the Gift Aid claimed on all your donations in that tax year. Please note that it is your responsibility to pay any difference.

The amount of tax we claim will be 25% of the total value of your donations in that tax year. Furthermore, if you are a higher taxpayer, you are also entitled to claim the difference between the basic rate which we will claim and the amount of tax you have actually paid. For further details on how you can do this, please contact your tax office. If your tax situation changes and your gifts will no longer be eligible for the Gift Aid scheme please contact us and we will amend your record accordingly.

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Make your donation monthly to become a Friend of Sound and Music. You will receive regular updates about our work, and will be an essential part of our work ensuring composers can create and innovate, paving the way for a brighter cultural future for all.


You can read more about our impact here, and watch the video above to hear from just one of the many composers we have supported.




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