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.

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Photo montage of all the female improvisers in the series

"Improvisation is life at its most alert and heightened."

Bobbie-Jane Gardner

Bobbie-Jane Gardner on Embedded with Heart 'n' Soul

...and the stars were like pinpricks in the black fabric of night... (2015) - Lee Westwood

"It is my hope to contribute, in a small way, towards painting a bigger picture of how people compose"

Ryan Latimer

Ryan Latimer on Embedded with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Lawrence Dunn

Lawrence Dunn on Portfolio with Sounding Motion

"I knew I’d found something that definitely wasn’t what I wasn’t looking for..."

Visiting Hugh Davies

An holistic approach to music making curated by Bill Vine

Deborah Pritchard

Deborah Pritchard on Embedded with Lichfield Festival

Image of Ben Gaunt writing on manuscript paper

"I don’t want to write about myself. That’s boring..."

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