July 2011

Online directory of professional musicians

A comprehensive online directory of professional musicians is to be launched in October by the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), the UK’s professional body for musicians. The ISM Music Directory will list thousands of performers, composers, music teachers and other music professionals, all of whom have a confirmed professional status. www.ism.org

Award-winning apprenticeship scheme faces closure

A lack of funding may force Northumberland Theatre Company to cease its theatre training course, InterACT, after this year’s intake finish at the end of March 2012. Gillian Hambleton, artistic director of Northumberland Theatre Company, said: “Given the Government’s support of apprenticeship schemes it seems a huge error of judgement that this proven course, which …
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