The Midi Music Company launches pioneering course for Deaf young people with Deaf Rave
South East London charity The Midi Music Company has joined forces with Deaf community and culture organisation Deaf Rave to create and deliver a tailor-made music production course for Deaf young people, starting this September.
South London music charity keeps good work up
A South London music charity can continue its good work keeping young people out of gangs and crime – thanks to the financial help from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) who stepped in to help after everyone else said no.
Wisdom: A Portrait Series Interview MMC Founder Wozzy Brewster OBE
”I feel that with record labels shifting from the traditional approach of investing in artist development over the past decade, it has become the role of organisations like ourselves to champion this aspect of the business, supporting emerging talent and providing access to resources, studio time, links to industry and creating networking opportunities…”
No Such Thing as ‘free’ talent
”Music transcends all challenges and brings people together” Claims Wozzy. ”But Musicians and musical projects often take 5-10 years of work and push to know whether an individual or group will be successful to the point of earning a living.”
My work space
Wozzy Brewster founded the Midi Music Company in Deptford to give young people the chance to design and create music. In 2002 she was awarded an OBE for her contribution to youth arts. She talks to Sandra Deeble about her work spaces
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