Music Gear News
Welsh Government To Provide 1 million to Fund to Music Services
Ministers are now hoping that public and private sector bodies will be looking to donate to the fund, which will be looking to be making payments to support young musicians by the year 2020. From 2008 many Welsh councils cut budgets for music services across the board, leading to a record low of applications to the National Youth Orchestra of Wales.
Chairman of the Wales Arts Council Phil George commented upon the matter:
"Challenging times call for determined action. It's more important than ever that we provide opportunities for young people to enrich their lives through artistic expression "
The National Endowment for Music acts as joint initiative between Education Secretary Kirsty Williams and Secretary of Economy Ken Skates. The initiative is hoped to act as a catalyst, encouraging youngsters to engage with music in a way that hasn't been apparent for a number of years.
Speaking of the new Government incentive Williams said:
" I hope this will show other people both in the public sector and the private sector that we're serious about this and they too will want to contribute to the endowment."
By Josh Hummerston
Posted on 14 Feb 2017 13:19 to category : Music News
Related Music News
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.
Recent Music News
A piano that offers no compromises with either its sound or functionality, the MP7SE is ideal for the professional performer in need of a versatile voice.
BOSS are celebrating their 40th anniversary in style this year with the Pedal Perks Club, in which users are entitled to various free gifts and prizes.
Pioneer has released their latest sampler, the Pioneer DJ DJ DJS-1000 Standalone Sampler. With intuitive features, its the ideal companion to the live DJ.
Presonus introduce the next addition to their line-up, the Faderport 16. With various intuitive features, the Faderport 16 is ideal for the live sound engineer.
A digital piano that's ideally suited to the intermediate player, the Roland RP-102 Digital Piano hosts a number of intuitive features for the developing pianist.
The Darkglass Microtubes B3K V2 Bass Overdrive pedal is the quintessential tool for those bassists looking to develop and diversify their bass sound.