Launched in September 1999 New Deal for Musicians (NDfM) has already helped thousands of musicians and performers take significant steps towards “making it” in the music business.

Whether you’re a song-writer, singer or musician NDfM gives unemployed people the chances they need to develop their ambitions and hopes into the real thing.

If you are on New Deal 18-24 or New Deal 25 plus, when you join NDfM, a range of help is available including:

 Support from a Music Industry Consultant
 Support from a Learning Provider
 The opportunity to make the right contacts in the music business
 Advice and Guidance on taking your career to the next level
 The chance to learn new skills and training you might need
 Support with setting up your own independent music business, by yourself
 or with others. new deal con’t….

Steve Nolan from Access to Music has been working in the music industry for the last 26 years and is Team Leader for NDfM’s music industry consultancy service in London and the South East. Steve says ” NDfM offers clients who are prepared to graft an opportunity to access facilities and industry advice which are usually only open to people with big money or contacts”.

Throughout your time on NDfM you’ll have the benefit of one to one advice from your Personal Adviser who will work with you to establish the kind of work you want to do and how you can best achieve this. You’ll also find out more about the whole range of career opportunities on offer to you in the music business from marketing and public relations for major record labels to A&R and production with Independent companies.

NDfM is just one option in the Governments big package of help for people who are unemployed. To find out more about how New Deal for Musicians can help kick off your career visit our stand and ask to speak to one of our Music Industry Consultants. If you don’t get a chance to speak to us today ask to speak to a New Deal Personal Adviser at you local Jobcentre
or call: 0845 606 2626

Check us out on the web at www.NewDeal.gov.uk/musicians

Making Music: The National Federation of Music Societies.
“Advancing the cause of Live Music Making throughout the UK”

As the largest umbrella group in the voluntary arts in the UK, Making Music intends to use its lobbying strength to fight not only for the voluntary sector bust also for live music making as a whole.

 Representations, Awards and Bursaries.
 Development Funding
 Special Projects

“Work with and for young People”
It is important, with the increasing pressures on young people in today’s society, that we use our position in the industry to help promote the maximum number of opportunities for young people to learn about and make music.

It is also important that we help our member undertake activities with young people in the best possible way, and that best practice in this area is understood and disseminated.

Young Peoples Programme – Tuned In – Young Promoters –
Educational Lobbying

Contact Making Music @ : 0870 872 3300