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Post-referendum statement from Culture Secretary
John Whittingdale has issued a statement on behalf of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport following the EU referendum vote

Palestine Youth Orchestra makes UK touring debut
The PYO's six-city tour, 'The Triumph of Youth and Talent', takes place from 18 July to 1 August

New collaborative project to resolve media rights issues launched
Music industry and technology leaders join forces with academic institutions to form Open Music Initiative

UK Music publishes report on live music and music tourism
'Wish You Were Here 2016' report on economic value of live music in 2015 highlights 17m attendance at local events and £3.7bn tourism spend

ThinkSpace Education students record with LA Session Orchestra
Film music school scores Hollywood first

Huib Schippers appointed Director & Curator of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
The musician, scholar, educator and former record store manager joins the record label on 16 June 2016

Academy of Contemporary Music announces new London campus
ACM is opening a second campus in Clapham

NYCGB, Royal Albert Hall launch International Youth Choir Festival 2017
Innovative new festival brings together eight choirs from around the world

FutureDJs to support new AQA GCSE music curriculum
The 2016 MEM conference takes place on 20 May in Glasgow

96% of Creative Industries Federation members oppose Brexit
To leave the EU would be 'a leap in the dark' – David Cameron

NYCGB/Nottinghamshire choral partnership launched
Collaboration between Cambridge Audio and Youth Music proves to be a model of success

NAfME CEO resigns amidst racism row
US national music educators' body in the firing line for lack of diversity

Help Musicians launches campaign, commissions study
The leading independent music charity is campaigning to raise awareness of mental health in the music industry





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