New Voices is an annual composer support scheme raising the profile of some of the most talented and exciting new voices in the UK today.


New Voices 2018

Introducing a new series of articles mapping the last fifty years of new music in the UK

Composers or sound artists based in or born in the UK are invited to join the British Music Collection. Scroll down to find out more...
Photo: Na'ama Zisser, London-based composer featured in the British Music Collection.



The Custodians

"Improvisation to me is a journey each time, that is followed by a memory"

Marios and Maxim in a garden

Oxford Philharmonic's Marios Papadopoulos brings New Music to one of the world’s oldest Universities

We are seeking a composer to curate our tenth online exhibition with Google Arts & Culture on the theme of music and fashion!

Ben Gaunt - Empty Hand, Peaceful Mind

"I enjoy writing music that is about more than just one thing, and I’ve come to view a composition as the end result of a learning process"

Ailís Ní Ríain

Ailís Ní Ríain will be Embedded with the British Music Collection and Unlimited Impact.

Patricia Alessandrini

Patricia Alessandrini on Embedded with Red Note

Hannah Marshall and Paul G. Smyth

"Improvised music accepts extreme and absurd parts of all of us"

Rob Bentall

Robert Bentall on Embedded with CMMAS and Huddersfield University

Sylvia Hallett, Anna Homler 20.5.12

"The opportunity to work solo but with a dancer or visual artist inspires me - when there is someone to bounce off"