Here at Sound and Music and particularly on the British Music Collection, we feel it is important to capture this moment in our history and to create a space to reflect on COVID-19 and individual responses in a creative way.

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.



10 September 14:00–17:00, Feminist Library

Jack James

Jack James on Embedded with Music Hackspace

Rachel Musson tenor sax June 2016

"Immersing myself in free improvisation has given me a route back to myself."

Alison Blunt violin June 2016

"I’m strongly aware of being musically inspired by every-day stuff, overheard or chance conversations in the street..."

Foyer of Heritage Quay

"Within Heritage Quay awaits the most incredible resource that deserves to belong at the very heart of British music"

Joel Cahen

Joel Cahen from CMMAS on Embedded

Georgia Rodgers

Georgia Rodgers on Embedded from Bozzini Quartet