The Musicians’ Union is fighting to save the War Horse band and keep music live in theatres across the UK. The National Theatre (NT) has attempted to terminate the contracts of the five members of the War Horse band engaged to perform in the West End production of the show which continues to run at the New London Theatre.
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The MU welcomes the announcement of the extra funding commitment to music education in England and is pleased to see the Government recognising the importance of giving children the opportunity to learn instruments at school.
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Jazz Services is the UK's foremost charitable support organisation for jazz music, however Arts Council England has announced that it will not be funding Jazz Services as an National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) from April 2015. The announcement comes as part of their investment portfolio for the arts over the next three years (2015 - 2018).