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Next steps: supporting emerging profesional musicians

- 6 October 2012

Earlier this year, the Musicians’ Benevolent Fund published a survey of its grant recipients (Supporting Emerging Professional Musicians) to find out how the organisation could best support them. Speaking about the survey, awards and partnerships manager Tim Foxon explained: ‘One of the issues that has most interested me in conversations with musicians (and emerging from the research) is the extent to which formal conservatoire training prepares you for the realities and pressures of the profession. It is clear that some colleges are better than others but a general feeling out there is that many musicians are not offered adequate support in the practical skills required to sustain a professional career.’

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