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Music Support Keen to Hear From Women in Music About Experiences of Isolation

Music Support, the charity that provides help and support to those in or employed by the UK music industry, is interested in hearing from any women in the industry about their experiences of isolation over the past year.

Published: 15 March 2021 | 5:56 PM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:32 PM
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Issues could range from loss of work or identity to feeling alone, coping with family pressures or being so isolated that it has become the norm. Photo credit: Shutterstock

Issues which women may be interested in discussing with Music Support could be anything from loss of work or identity to feeling alone, coping with family pressures or being so isolated that it has become the norm and they are actually feeling nervous about re-entering the world again after Lockdown (and everything in between).

They will treat any stories as confidential and will use them to help further inform the discussion. If you or any of your female network would like to share your experience, please send to info@musicsupport.org for the attention of Lynne by 6:00 pm on Thursday 18 March.

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