Sandy’s story is truly inspirational and we invite you to draw parallels with your own life projects, both in music and other areas of your interest.
On International Women’s Day, we commemorate the fight for women’s rights and the struggle against the social oppression and inequality historically forced upon women. One of the actions that can benefit the situation of women in society is the spreading of awareness in regards of what affects most of us in our workplaces and lives. For example, menopause!
The Musician’s Union is doing everything in their power to get Chancellor Rishi Sunak to invest in musicians. We must hurry to take action as well, because the budget speech will be delivered on Wednesday! Learn about what you can do to help.
October 18th was established as World Menopause Day to raise awareness about the issues, experiences and challenges that this natural stage of life brings to a bit more than half the population of the world, yet is hardly spoken about and even considered a bit “taboo”. To contribute to this campaign, Millicent wrote an article for the Musician’s Union to shed some light over life as a menopausal musician. We invite you to read the full article on the MU website and share it with fellow musicians, no matter their gender: even if you don’t experience something yourself, it is always positive to be informed about it to know how to better support your peers and create good working environments!
We welcome these news and hope they give a boost to all our brass and wind interpreters, who have had a very hard time these past months. May we meet on stages again soon!
Towards the end of July, it was said that indoor performances that could comply with the sanitary requeriments would be allowed to happen again starting August 1st. However, right before the date came, the PM retracted the decision because of a spike in COVID-19 cases and announced the decision would be revised on August 15th.
What to include in your EPK, how it should look, what are the most important parts, what it is all about… all the answers, here.
Interested in the stories others could have about performing in front of an audience, we reached out to some of our members, looking for anecdotes. This is what Carlene McKenzie told us.
Early Bird ends tomorrow night, Saturday 12th October 11:59pm! Have you got your ticket for our 9th November workshop ‘Owning Your Spot’ where you will learn how to improve your stage work, hands-on?
Where there is room for improvement, there is a lot to be done and a lot of success to achieve.