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New Telephone Support Network For Musicians

Musicians feeling isolated and anxious can sign up to the Royal Society of Musicians’ (RSM’s) Coronavirus Support Network to chat with other musicians.

Published: 27 April 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:30 PM
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A service for musicians feeling cut off from colleagues and friends. Photo credit: Shutterstock

A new RSM telephone support network has been set up by volunteer RSM Members to help their fellow musicians through these very difficult times.

Many musicians are not only suffering financially but are also feeling cut off from colleagues and friends. So, if you are feeling a bit isolated or anxious or you would just appreciate a chat with another musician, perhaps once a week or so, sign up.

The RSM will ‘match’ you with an RSM Member (or Members) who will call you. You can opt out at any point.

Sign up here

If you know other musicians who you think would benefit from being part of the Network but who may not be online and able to fill in the form electronically, the RSM ask you to let them know by emailing network@rsmgb.org.

Further mental health support

For further resources that may be useful during the pandemic – including links to organisations with extra support and downloadable guides – see our Mental Health Support for Musicians page.

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