Passionate about New Music in UK

It’s just over two years since the launch of the PRS Foundation, an independent charity funding new music in the UK, and the outcomes are pretty staggering. Over 700 organisations have received £2.3 million in funding for a diverse range of projects; from festivals, to cross-art form collaborations. For David Francis, Manager of the Performing Right Society Foundation, this is not just another of
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It’s just over two years since the launch of the PRS Foundation, an independent charity funding new music in the UK, and the outcomes are pretty staggering. Over 700 organisations have received £2.3 million in funding for a diverse range of projects; from festivals, to cross-art form collaborations. For David Francis, Manager of the Performing Right Society Foundation, this is not just another office job. It’s more rewarding than that.

‘I enjoy seeing that our funding impacts on social regeneration, re-engagement, celebration, experimentation…it’s not just about the music,’ Francis emphasises.

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Michelle Draper
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Michelle lived and worked in Rome and London as a freelance feature writer for two and a half years before returning to Australia to take up the position of Head Writer for Arts Hub UK. She was inspired by thousands of years of history and art in Rome, and by London's pubs. Michelle holds a BA in Journalism from RMIT University, and also writes for Arts Hub Australia.
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