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Music Plus and Hit The Road 2017

HIT THE ROAD and MUSIC PLUS NOW OPEN for APPLICATIONS from young people age 14-19 yrs old interested in Music.

Hit The Road is a youth music touring initiative, and Music Plus is a mentoring project. Both are run by the Scottish Music Centre, and funded by Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative (YMI) with Hit The Road also benefiting from support through PRS for Music Foundation.

Both initiatives have helped nurture and develop the careers of hundreds of young people living in Scotland 14-19 years old including;  KLOE, Model Aeroplanes, JR Green, Indigo Velvet, Man of Moon, Lewis Capaldi, Be Charlotte, TAMZENE, Emme Woods, Scope, Iona Fyfe music bloggers Vinyl Noise and are now OPEN for applications for 2017.

APPLY at: http://hittheroad.org.uk  and http://musicplus.org.uk 

For media enquiries please email: Derick Mackinnon

Scottish Music Centre, PRS for Music Foundation, Help Musicians UK

Scottish Music Centre becomes PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development Partner and Help Musicians UK National Grants Programme Awardee

Glasgow’s Scottish Music Centre today announces a significant boost to youth music activities throughout Scotland with news the centre has become a PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development Partner and is one of two Scotland-based organisations receiving support for the next 3 years through Help Musicians UK’s National Grants Programme

Scottish Music Centre becomes PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development Partner and Help Musicians UK National Grants Programme Awardee

The announcements represent a significant boost for the youth music activities carried out by the Scottish Music Centre across Scotland.

PRS Foundation’s Talent Development Partners are selected for the quality and range of opportunities they offer and the year-round impact their work is having on the music creators they support.

Help Musicians UK National Grants Programme Awardees are supported for three years. HMUK invest in organisations where innovation is supported and progressive services and opportunities for musicians are delivered.

These announcements will enable Scottish Music Centre, through their national youth music initiatives, to further nurture and develop musical talent throughout Scotland over the next three years. The additional support will be used to expand and enhance existing projects as well as creating new intensive artist development opportunities.

Scottish Music Centre currently manages two national youth music projects, mentoring initiative Music Plus+ and touring project Hit The Road

Both projects have secured performance slots and training roles at festivals including Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival and Electric Fields as well as helping emerging bands and artists gain coverage in national newspapers, radio, TV and online.

Gill Maxwell, Executive Director of the Scottish Music Centre, said,
“We are thrilled to announce Help Musicians UK is supporting Scottish Music Centre to further develop our activities throughout Scotland over the next three years. At the same time, we are delighted to become a PRS for Music Foundation Talent Development Partner. This is very exciting news for musicians living in Scotland and we look forward to working together with our new partners, to invest in further nurturing and developing young musical talent across the country.”

Click HERE for Photos of artists who have benefitted from mentoring, touring and training opportunities through Hit The Road and Music Plus+

JR Green Indigo Velvet Model Aeroplanes KLOE

For more information visit www.scottishmusiccentre.com

*MEDIA | PRESS: View / Download PDF Press Sheet For more info please email: Derick Mackinnon T: 07784 320 546

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