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Culture, Industry, and Support

Networking, artist/career development, attending events, well-being, support, etc.

Photo collage. Picture 1: Sarah Bayley singing as part of a band alongside a guitarist and bassist. Photo 2: Zenny modelling against an ivy-covered wall.

Hello from our Music Industry Engagement Interns

Hear and read a short introduction from Sarah and Zenny – our two Music Industry Engagement Interns. Since late 2023, the Sound Without Sight project has been very lucky to be working with Sarah and Zenny, who have already helped our knowledge hub to amass over 40 articles, and have been integral to the development of our Monthly Meet-up Sessions, which launch this week.

Opportunity: help improve access to music education for blind and partially sighted learners

Arts Council England are funding RNIB to lead a short-term project between January and April 2024, which will consult with the music education and publishing sectors, to identify and develop strategies to improve the materials available to children and young people who require musical scores in alternative formats. RNIB are looking for a Freelance Project Officer to support this work – register your interest by 8th January!

The basics of music publishing rights

You can access some basic explanations and tips regarding music publishing at the following link: https://www.prsformusic.com/m-magazine/how-to/how-to-understanding-publishing-rights

Teaching music to visually impaired students

Here, you can find tips, advice, ideas on how to provide accessible music lessons. RNIB’s ‘Guide to teaching music to pupils with vision impairment’ Macular Society’s ‘Tips for teaching music to vision impaired students’

GOODFEEL email list

This is where users of GOODFEEL can subscribe and receive email updates and information. https://www.freelists.org/list/goodfeel