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The MU at the First Ever Boudica Music Conference

Boudica Music Conference will focus on inspiring more womxn and non-binary people to become involved in the music industry.

Published: 10 November 2020 | 12:00 AM Updated: 28 April 2021 | 4:31 PM
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The MU will be hosting a panel discussion on mental health and well-being during Covid-19 at 11:00 am. Photo credit: Shutterstock

This free event will be held on Sunday 15 November. It will be a day of educational panels and DJ sets streamed online from The Freemasons Hall.

You can book your free ticket on Dice’s website now.

Panel discussion on Mental Health and Well-Being

The conference will include a panel discussion hosted by the Musicians’ Union and featuring our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Official John Shortell.

Running from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm on Sunday 15 November, the panel will discuss how COVID and this year’s events have affected the overall well-being of people working in the music industry. They will talk about how musicians, especially those belonging to minorities, can face unique challenges that leave them particularly vulnerable.

Panellists will include:

  • John Shortell (The Musicians Union)
  • Sital Panesar (MusicaTherapy / Music Support)
  • Ali Hill (Music Industry Therapists / Mindful Music)
  • Samantha Togni (The Musicians Union / Boudica)

With more to be announced.

A full schedule for the day, as well as the opportunity to book your free ticket, is available on Dice’s website.

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