MFY launches the New Music Stage at the National Festival 2014

Date Published:9 June 2014
Category:All News
Keywords:National Festival, New Music
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Do you work with new music in an educational context? Or want to find out more about how you can support new music written by, or for performance by, young musicians?

Then join us at the New Music Stage at the MFY National Festival on Friday 11th July, 14:30 – 16:00 at the Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire.

This event, delivered in partnership with Sound and Music, launches MFY's focus on

  • new music written by, or for performance by, young musicians
  • talent development initiatives, including collaborations between professional artists and young musicians, music leaders and teachers; and
  • new and digital technologies in performance.

This special event will explore good practice in and the challenges of working with new music in education and features an afternoon of performances, discussions and presentations from leading experts including Martin Fautley, Professor of Education at Birmingham City University; Susannah Eastburn, Chief Executive at Sound and Music; Peter Wiegold, Composer, Professor and Head of Music Research at Brunel University; Damien Harron, Composer and Senior Lecturer at Leeds College of Music; and more to be announced soon!

MFY will also be making announcements about exciting new projects linked to the New Music Stage in which you can get involved – it’s not to be missed!

Want to book your free place?

Visit for more information and to book your place.

After the event, guests are invited to join a private reception for further networking and discussion.

RSVP by Friday 4th July.

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