Discover a new work by Buster Woodruff-Bryant - the winner of the Young Person’s Opportunity for Climate. Sound. Change.

Sound and Music seeks artists, composers, curators, thinkers, or collectives from the African and Caribbean diaspora to take part in a new digital residency opportunity with the British Music Collection.

Listen to 'a remedy for the blues' by Sophie Marie Niang and Ruari Paterson-Achenbach, created as part of the LGBTQ+ Composers Open Call 

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.

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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

Ahmahla

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. 

Emma-Jean Thackray

In this edition of our regular highlights feature, Sound and Music intern Tamaratare Amgbaduba explores 5 Jazz musicians from the British Music Collection

Remi Fox Novak - Emergent Commission

On May 14th Drake Music and Sound and Music are hosting a cross-genre showcase of new music from emerging Disabled musicians. Find out how to get involved here.

The Keeling Curve

We're excited to announce the 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, we explore composers and sound artists who write music for film.

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