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.
Culture, Industry, and Support
Networking, artist/career development, attending events, well-being, support, etc.
One week to go until our first Monthly Meet-up Session. We are very excited to bring members of our community together, and are delighted to be featuring Slau Halatyn as our headline guest. Please register… Read More »Introducing our Monthly Meet-up Sessions: 1 week to go!
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!
‘Harmonising beyond vision’: Sound Without Sight team feature on Music Industry Insights Worldwide podcast
The Sound Without Sight team recently recorded a podcast for the ’Music Industry Insights Worldwide’ podcast, to chat about the work of the project. The episode is available to listen to now!
Most UK venues and festivals offer free Personal Assistant (aka carer or companion) tickets for attendees who need them. However, it is worth noting that applications for PA tickets can close some time ahead of… Read More »How to purchase accessible event tickets
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
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’
Guides for accessing Arts Council England and PRS Foundation funding. https://www.drakemusic.org/music/projects-commissions-participation/digitalconnect/funding-advice-for-disabled-musicians/
The RNIB offer library and transcription services that are free of charge. More information can be found at the following links: RNIB’s catalogues RNIB have music collections in both their leisure and education catalogues. The… Read More »RNIB Library and Transcription services