General Musical Organisations

General Musical Organisations and Resources

English Music Festival
an annual festival devoted to British composers, commencing in October 2005.

The Finzi Trust
The Finzi Trust seeks to further the music, ideals and work of Gerald Finzi, encouraging young artists and composers.

Incorporated Society of Musicians
Professional body for all musicians.

Making Music
Umbrella association for all amateur choirs, orchestras and music clubs in the UK .

The MMA (Music Masters' & Mistresses' Association)
The MMA is the professional forum for music teachers in independent and maintained schools.

Music and the Deaf

Music for the Blind

Musicians' Union
Representative body for musicians working in all types and genres of musical performance.

Musicians Benevolent Fund
Help for professional musicians in need.

Music Publishers' Association
Represents the interests of UK music publishers and the writers signed to them.

National Foundation for Youth Music
Music-making opportunities for young people aged 0-18.

National Music & Disability Information Project (Sound Sense)

Performing Right Society
Collects royalties on behalf of music creators and publishers.

Performing Artists' Media Rights Association
Society set up by performers to administer performers' rights.

The Royal Albert Hall

Royal College of Music

Schools Music Association
Network for music teachers, which serves as a link between those working with young people and the policy makers at local, regional and national level. SMA regularly organises musical events for children and young people.

Worshipful Company of Musicians
City of London livery company dedicated to the performing arts.