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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice


Find advice and read the latest news on Coronavirus for musicians

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First and foremost please monitor the updates issued online by the government and comply with all guidance provided. Some other general points it’s wise to consider include:

Latest Coronavirus news

We’ve put together new guidance for freelance musicians, to help musicians prepare themselves for when venues to begin reopening.

Following #TheShowMustBePaused, we must now turn awareness into action in order to create meaningful, long-term impact.

Black Lives Matter UK are calling on the on the public to show support for Black members of the community who are being disproportionately affected by Covid-19 with a musical response on Thursday 4 June.

Members who are employed, and currently being paid through the Government’s furlough scheme, should be aware of changes that will come into play from August onwards.

The results of our survey of theatre musicians across the UK has confirmed the increasing financial hardship that our world-famous musical theatre industry will face in the coming months.

Kerry Boyle, an experienced singing teacher and choral director, talks us through her personal experience of moving to online teaching with the choirs she works with, and the lessons she’s learnt along the way.