The Alliance is concerned with ensuring intellectual property rights are valued in the UK, and that an efficient legislative and regulatory regime exists which enables these rights to be properly protected
The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music provides student scholarships and is the best known practical music examining board.
Access to Music provides Access to Music is a leading designer and provider of popular music education, training and consultancy. It provides vocationally-related services inspired by direct involvement in the music industry.
Aims to support young people who want to deepen their engagement with the arts, build creative and leadership skills, and achieve a national qualification
Arts Council England (ACE) provides information, support and funding for arts projects in England.
Arts Council of Northern Ireland provides information and funding for arts projects in Northern Ireland.
Awards for Young Musicians help young people with exceptional musical ability from lower income backgrounds
BBC website encouraging young people to get involved in the arts and providing opportunities, information and guidance.
All sorts of info about music including gigs/events and how to start learning a musical instrument.
Bongo Club is an online resource for early years music making, full of ideas and inspiration. Hosted by Youth Music, the website aims to encourage and support parents and early years practitioners in providing music making for 0-5 year olds.
British Music Rights represents the copyright interests of composers, songwriters and publishers.
The British record industry's trade association. Good for professional music industry contact details.
Represents composers and songwriters in campaigning to protect the value of copyright and to create a better environment in which music writers can flourish.
The charity commission for England and Wales.
Choir of the Year launched in 1984, it is the UK's largest singing competition.
Official site of the DMC DJ mixing championships.
Listening to music for too loud, and too long, can damage hearing. Don't Lose the Music aims to make sure people know how to protect their ears while enjoying music. The Don't Lose the Music campaign is run by RNID, the largest charity for the UK's nine million deaf and hard of hearing people.
English National Youth Arts Network (ENYAN) provides an online community for all those currently using or looking to use the arts with young people to create connections, as well as advice, news, jobs, events, training and professional development resources.
Currently 147 Local Education Authority Music Services are members of the Federation of Music Services (FMS) representing over 500,000 pupils and 10,000 teachers.
A good resource for young people wanting to start a career in the music industry.
Manchester's annual music conference.
Promotes live music events and supports young professional musicians at the start of their careers.
Online arts and education resource helping London's schools and teachers make greater use of the Capital's cultural resources.
Making Music provides a range of artistic and administrative services plus development and training opportunities for amateur and semi-professional music groups.
The Musicians Benevolent Fund administers 20 different scholarships that help professional musicians and also music students with fees, instruments and study abroad.
The Mechanical-Copyright Protection Society (MCPS), it collects and distributes royalties from music users.
Website for learning, creating and sharing music, asking questions, publishing your work and sharing ideas with other students, teachers and musicians.
Youth Music initiative providing access to professional development for music leaders through regional networks and supported by an online resource at every stage of their career.
Useful information for professional musicians.
Association of independent music - supports independent record labels.
National Association of Youth Orchestras – comprehensive info on youth orchestras and chamber groups across the country.
National Association of Music Educators (NAME) - professional association which represents all those involved in music education including teachers in schools, instrumental teachers, community musicians, publishers and other retailers.
Online gateway to the world of children and young people's participation.
The Primary Review is a wide-ranging and independent enquiry into the condition and future of primary education in England.
The Performing Right Society (PRS) collects and distributes music performance royalties.
The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) provides information, support and funding for arts projects in Scotland.
Info on gigs, music industry, music education and more.
Society for the Promotion of New Music (spnm).
Website about teenage issues with features and articles are written by professional journalists and experts.
Online service focused in the promotion and marketing of individuals and organisations providing professional musical services.
Vetting and Barring Scheme
A new register for people currently working and applying to work with children and vulnerable adults will launch in autumn 2008 - for more information visit
Business and enterprise education charity made up of 12 regional organisations and operating through support from the business. community and Government.
Everything you can think of related to singing!