Millicent was part of the process to sign a memorandum of understanding between Coventry City of Culture Trust, Midlands TUC Cultural & Leisure Committee and the trade unions Equity, BECTU and the MU. This memorandum contains the agreements reached on the terms of engaging professionalactors, performers, musicians, creatives, and technicians, looking forward to the fact that Coventry is the UK City of Culture 2021. Among other things, it ensures professional musicians engaged for the celebrations will be paid at better than MU rates.
The day has arrived! ‘Time For My Music’ has just opened for membership applications, now you too can join our community of supportive women in music to advance in your career with all the resources, guidance and energy you could wish for.
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!
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!
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.
We are proud to present ‘Pleasing Yuur Audience’, a brand new Cafemnee workshop dedicated to find out how to achieve that special connection you always want to get with your audience when performing live.