Now it is true! Musicians are back on stage.

It has been just a few days since we expressed our disbelief at the delay of the decision by the government to allow indoor performances. We mentioned that the measure would be studied again on August 15th and said that, given the circumstances, we expected nothing much than another delay. To our surprise, the outcome was quite the opposite. Indoor performances are allowed since last Saturday!

Let’s get together to #FixStreaming

Given the amount of money generated by the streaming of music, it doesn't make sense that songwriters, composers and performers have to rely on Government support and struggle so badly to survive. However, that's exactly what has been happening since the pandemic cancelled all the live events.

Record your songs for Film and TV in the comfort of your home

Do you have song ideas that you would like to record in the comfort of your home? Perhaps you are interested in getting your music placed on adverts, films, etc. Why note check out Kris Bradley's online course 'Voice Memo 2 Demo' which is open for enrolment.

BAME string players wanted for the English National Opera

The English National Opera is looking for BAME (Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic) musicians to join them. Specifically, ENO is looking for two violins, one viola, one cello and one double bass. If you are eligible, and you are passionate about classical music and opera, this is a brilliant opportunity, so don't hesitate to apply!

Drum Clinic opportunity

The Palace Drum Clinic will host a three-day, non-residential drumming camp during the weekend of Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd February in Redditch, Worcestershire. This is a good opportunity for drummers of all levels to network, practise and learn from experienced musicians as Rob Brian, Ian Palmer, Pete Cater and Matt Green, who is organising the event.

Palace Drum Camp 2020

The Musicians Union let Millicent know about this three-day, non-residential drumming event that will take place over the weekend of Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd February in Redditch, Worcestershire. It is open to drummers of all abilities, and suitable for those age 14 and up. Maybe it is of interest for some of our members!