NYJO receives new support from EMI Music Sound Foundation

NYJO receives new support from EMI Music Sound Foundation

NYJO today announced new support from EMI Music Sound Foundation. The Foundation’s grant of £5,000 will help underpin NYJO’s work with the next generation of leading British jazz musicians and the orchestra’s nationally significant education programme.

Nigel Tully, Executive Chair of NYJO said:

“This is very good news for NYJO, and recognition of the vital role the orchestra plays in nurturing emerging UK jazz talent. Both NYJO and EMI Music Sound Foundation are passionate about improving young people’s access to music education, and this important new partnership reflects our shared goals.”

Janie Orr MBE, Chief Executive of EMI Music Sound Foundation commented:

“The Foundation is delighted to award NYJO a three-year bursary. They will join an illustrious list of colleges/organisations to benefit from this funding, which we know has helped a growing number of very talented young musicians.””

EMI Music Sound Foundation is an independent music education charity, established in 1997 to celebrate the centenary of EMI Records and to improve young people’s access to music education in the UK & Ireland.

www.emimusicsoundfoundation.com

For enquiries contact:

Jonathan Carvell at NYJO:  jonathan@nyjo.mrsdemo3.co.uk

Janie Orr MBE at EMI MSF: Janie.Orr@umusic.com

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