Musinc News

Songwriting with Haley McKay

This will be six online sessions going live on our social media from the 16th of September for one week and repeated during the October half term.

For more info click the image above.

Youth Music Letter to the next gen

A letter to Youth Music’s Next Gen Youth Music have written an open letter to “the next generation” in regard to Black Life Matters and AntiRacism and steps young people should take for a better tomorrow. To read it click here

The Youth Music Awards

News from Youth Music The Youth Music Awards in association with Hal Leonard Europe is back for its second year! The awards celebrate the achievements of young people taking part in the projects we fund, who are making music in all genres, all over the country, every day. They also recognise the organisations and music leaders that are tirelessly working on the frontline, going above and beyond to help the next generation of young musicians progress personally, socially and musically.

News from our partners Tees Valley Music Service

Each week Tees Valley Youth Choir (TVYC) members will be recording well known songs for Care Home residents and staff to use as singalong resources. Our YouTube channel,, houses these singalong videos. We hope to send new singalong material each week to keep residents smiling in these difficult times…and for some of TVYC’s members it is a way of connecting with their relatives. This weeks themes are Mamma Mia, She, One of Us, You Are My Sunshine and One Moment in Time

If you missed TVYC’s previous singalongs you can hear/view them here:

TVYC Singalong Week 1

TVYC Singalong Week 2

TVYC Singalong Week 3

COVID support updates:

The Gov’t Self Employed Grant Scheme has now opened for applications. Details can be found here

Also general guidance from the government on support for self-employed suffering from loss of work/ income can be found here Help musicians have launched their Financial Hardship Funding Phase 2 – supporting those ineligible for government emergency safety nets or unable to survive on what they receive: