Music and sound art links
Website exploring Visual art, music, live art, performance, sound sculpture, interactive environments, site-specific installations, interdisciplinary collaborations.
COMA (Contemporary Music-making for Amateurs)
COMA promotes participation in contemporary music for musicians of all abilities.
David Beard Music Production
A Derbyshire-based music production company supplying music and sound design to a wide range of media including Film, Video & TV, Theatre & Dance Productions.
Derby Jazz Promoting live jass, organising jazz education and deveoping the jazz scene in Derby.
Derbyshire Music Education Hub
A collaboration between key local and regional music organisations, led by the Derby & Derbyshire Music Partnership, working together to create joined up, high quality music education in and out of school.
English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS)
National centre for the development of English Folk dance, song and music. Based at Cecil Sharpe House, London.
Firebird Trust is a regional community arts and music organisation working with individual artists in Lincolnshire and Derbyshire with a focus on social inclusion and community development.
FolkArts England is a national development agency for Folk, Roots, Traditional and Acoustic Music in England.
IME Music are based in Derby/Nottingham and run various live music events featuring both local, national and international talent.
Incorporated Society of Musicians
The professional association for all musicians in the UK. Website includes free information factsheets on careers in music.
Promotes and develops jazz in the UK through information, education, tours, marketing and publishing.
Lots for Tots East Midlands networking website -local events, classes, toddler groups, places to go & family-friendly businesses for parents, pre-schoolers, toddlers, babies & parents-to-be.
Support for voluntary music making organisations
Music for the Under-5s Part of Youth Music: Music is Power
Professional development network for music animateurs.
Trade union representing musicians in the UK.
National Association of Youth Orchestras
National organisation supporting youth orchestras through education and training opportunities
Performing Rights Society Foundation
Offers funding for new music projects.
Sing for Pleasure
The national choral organisation
Sound and Music
The Sonic Arts Network provides opportunities and resources for composers and performance artists working in electro-acoustic music.
Sound Sense is the UK development agency for community music. The agency supports organisations and individuals who help people make music in their communities through music workshops and teaching, supporting professional development, providing information and advice and raising awareness of issues in community music
One stop shop for musicians in East Midlands. Showcases region's talent, gives advice to musicians and directory that includes producers, bands and engineers.
Story and Rhyme times in Derbyshire
Information about Rhythm and Rhyme sessions in Derbyshire llibraries and Children's Centres.
The Association of British Orchestras
The Association of British Orchestras (ABO) supports, develops and advances the interests and activities of the orchestral profession in the UK.
The Early Music Network
The Early Music Network promotes the performance understanding and enjoyment of early music.
Things to do with young children in Derbyshire and Staffordshire.
ViVa is the only fully professional chamber orchestra in the East Midlands, with a strong track record in commissioning from Black, minority and ethnic composers, promoter development, residency opportunities for promising young musicians, outreach, and community development.
Youth Music provides music-making opportunities for 0-18 year olds. It targets young people who might otherwise lack opportunity.
We've gathered together all the amazing festivals that Derbyshire has to offer right through the year. Come along and join in the fun and see the world-class entertainment that's right on your doorstep.
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