It Is Not An Overstatement To Say That The Charity “Help Musicians” Have Made The Difference Between Many Musicians Surviving Or Going Under Across The UK.
The pandemic has hit so many people in all walks of live very hard. For many in the arts, the actual foundations that underpin their lives has been taken away; the opportunity to perform and earn a living.
Help Musicians are one of several non governmental options available. If you are a musician or you know someone who is and they need financial and or other help, then please listen and share this podcast.
David Culbert leads up a dedicated team in Glasgow, Scotland who give help to musicians across Scotland as part of the UK wide Help Musicians charity. Ged Brockie’s interview with David includes finding out where this organisation came from, the work it does and the help it gave before the pandemic and during this trying time.
Check out the Help Musicians Youtube channel. Below is their main introduction video.
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Podcast Ep 48 – Table Of Contents
2.08 Who are “Help Musicians?”
4.08 The history of the organisation.
5.51 How the charity has developed and changed.
7.53 How Help Musicians helps musicians.
13.23 The funders behind Help Musicians.
14.00 The response of Help Musicians to the pandemic.
16.35 Integrating with Creative Scotland.
18.16 Organisations that offer musicians help in other countries.
21.09 The future for Help Musicians.
Links To Help Music:
The Scotland Help Musicians Website.
Help Musicians Youtube channel can be found HERE