Royal College of Music to launch partnership with

The Royal College of Music (RCM) has announced a new partnership with to livestream and make available on demand selected masterclasses and concerts at the conservatoire’s campus in London’s South Kensington. Described by the New York Times as ‘the closest thing to a classical Netflix’, broadcasts classical music… Read more »

Dorico: the future of notation software?

Carla Rees reviews Steinberg’s new score-writing software

The man with the golden flute: Sir James Galway

The supreme master of the flute, Sir James Galway has played for world leaders and sold more than 30 million albums but his appeal is thoroughly down-to-earth – as lapsed flautist, Karen Stretch, discovers It isn’t often that I’m nervous about an interview but this diary date with the greatest… Read more »

Pharrell Williams joins ROLI as Chief Creative Officer

ROLI – a UK startup which has created a series of next-generation musical instruments – has announced that Pharrell Williams is joining its team as Chief Creative Officer. The producer, songwriter and cultural icon will work with ROLI to develop revolutionary new musical instruments that are iconic, digitally connected and accessible… Read more »

Flute-based folk band to headline at Trip to Birmingham TradFest

Award-winning folk band, Flook, is headlining at this month’s Trip to Birmingham TradFest, which runs from 23-26 November 2017 in Birmingham, UK. First formed in 1995, Flook features the flutes of Brian Finnegan and Sarah Allen, the guitar of Ed Boyd and the bodhran of John Joe Kelly. The festival… Read more »