General Musical Organisations

General Musical Organisations and Resources

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

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

Incorporated Society of Musicians www.ism.org
Professional body for all musicians.

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

The MMA (Music Masters' & Mistresses' Association) www.mma-online.org.uk
The MMA is the professional forum for music teachers in independent and maintained schools.

Music and the Deaf www.matd.org.uk

Music for the Blind mysite.freeserve.com/sirderek

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

Musicians Benevolent Fund www.mbf.org.uk
Help for professional musicians in need.

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

National Foundation for Youth Music www.youthmusic.org.uk
Music-making opportunities for young people aged 0-18.

National Music & Disability Information Project (Sound Sense) www.soundsense.org

Performing Right Society www.prs.co.uk
Collects royalties on behalf of music creators and publishers.

Performing Artists' Media Rights Association www.pamra.org.uk
Society set up by performers to administer performers' rights.

The Royal Albert Hall www.royalalberthall.com

Royal College of Music www.rcm.ac.uk

Schools Music Association http://www.schoolsmusic.org.uk
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 www.wcom.org.uk
City of London livery company dedicated to the performing arts.