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The Musician journal Summer 2020 edition

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Our Head of Communications & Government Relations, Isabelle Gutierrez describes the “woefully inadequate,” response from the Government to protect musicians – and how we are lobbying against it.

We’ve joined forces with the Association of British Orchestras (ABO) to highlight the urgent need for extra funding for freelance musicians.

Dr Jonathan Savage, Managing Director of UCan Play, talks us through how the organisation plans to help musicians deal with the global pandemic by developing their digital skills through the new training and mentoring programme INTERFACE:RESPONSE.

The creation of innovative new music requires drive, commitment and an abundance of talent. We explore how musicians can boost creativity and overcome the challenges of the creative process.

Journalist Henry Yates describes how the “second charity livestream for the MU’s Coronavirus Hardship Fund featured homegrown talent performing in Sheffield, Devon, New Orleans and Montreal.”

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