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We've sent a letter on behalf of over 70 organisations, musicians, music teachers and academics to ABRSM, demanding they take meaningful and measurable action to diversify their syllabi.

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Members can now share their professional profiles with the general public. If you want to use our membership directory to promote your work, choose to make your profile available to the public.

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We’ve signed an open letter urging the music industry to speak out and eradicate racism, along with over 700 artists, managers, producers and companies.

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The Prime Minister has announced that the easing of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed due to a rise in Covid-19 cases.

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Neil Churchman interviews the new Chair of UK Music, and former deputy Labour leader, Tom Watson – discussing his experience of taking the helm at a moment of existential threat for the music industry.

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