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 the fourth installment of composer Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identiy in new music, we hear from composer Shiva Feshareki.

Daniel Kidane

In collaboration with London Music Masters, we're excited to introduce Daniel Kidane's curation project for the British Music Collection - Daniel Kidane's Composer Club. Read more about the project here.

Next in Alex Ho's curated series Silvina Milstein reflects on the intersection of compositional tradition and national colour, following the release of her of gold and shadows cycle.

Ayanna Witter-Johnson

In the third of Alex Ho's curated series on transnational identity in new music, we hear from composer Ayanna Witter-Johnson.

Composer Alex Ho brings together blogs from seven award-winning composers with non-European heritage investigating the relationship between transnational identity and music.

We're excited to announce the next group of winners of the 'Interpreting Isolation' grants, who will be presenting 6 new works that respond creatively to this unique moment in our history. 

In this edition of our regular highlights feature, Sound and Music intern Imogen Lawlor explores 5 musicians in the collection from North-East England.

As we approach the application period for Sound and Music's New Voices 2020, take a look back at some of the work and experiences the programme has led to so far


6 projects were selected as creative responses to COVID-19, as part of our 'Interpreting Isolation' grants. Over the next 4 weeks we will be premiering these works - discover them here.