Discover ‘Peace of Mind : Piece of Mine’ a new work by MÉLOMAN3, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call.  

Discover ‘Now the Time’ a new work by Lunatraktors, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call.  


Discover the projects selected as creative responses to the climate crisis as part of the 'Climate. Sound. Change' open call - premiered across the next 3 weeks

New Voices 2020 composer Georgia Denham speaks to fellow composers who don't play piano, exploring the stigmas that still surround this in contemporary music

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.



In this edition of our highlights feature, Sound and Music intern Anushka profiles 5 musicians of colour in the collection "who are changing the game, from making new sub-genres to creating social change"


We are seeking to support UK-based Black composers, artists, music creators and collectives from the African and Caribbean diaspora for 'Black Composers Open Call' - 2 x £500 grants for new sonic works.

As part of Sound and Music's Composer-Curator programme, Dafydd Roberts curates Ysbrydnos/Hallowmas, an AV launch night for 'The Shining Pyramid', a new collection of tape music based on Welsh occult writing. 

Introducing...Climate. Sound. Change. 3 x £500 grants for artists working with sound and music to create new works that respond to the climate emergency

Francis Chagrin award-winner Hugh Sheehan breaks down his BBC Arts commissioned piece 'Lost Time' - which explores the time lost and experiences gained by LGBTQ+ people in getting to truly be themselves. 

The Keeling Curve

Following their involvement with 'Interpreting Isolation' - The Keeling Curve wrote about their experience of the series and how their work Mersey Beat came to be.

In the final installment of composer Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identiy in new music, we hear from composer Daniel Kidane.

In the fifth installment of composer Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identiy in new music, we hear from composer Shruthi Rajasekar.

A further 6 projects were selected as creative responses to COVID-19, as part of our 'Interpreting Isolation' grants. Over the next 6 weeks we will be premiering these works - discover them here.