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News January 2024

News January 2024

News from ESNCM We are deeply saddened to report that the ESNCM is Gaza has been severely damaged.  The branch’s door has been bombed open and a large proportion of the building has been burned and heavily damaged, and instruments and equipment destroyed. The Yamaha...

We’re seeking a Treasurer to join our Board

We’re seeking a Treasurer to join our Board

 We warmly invite applications for the role of Treasurer on the Board of PalMusic UK. ABOUTPalMusic is a registered UK charity (Friends of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music: 1152645). The charity has been supporting Palestinian children and young people...

Watch our Christmas concert

Watch our Christmas concert

If you missed our Christmas concert on 10 December, ‘A Flame for Palestine’, you can watch here now.Our fundraising Christmas concert was a moment to come together in peace and hope.  We ask everyone to consider making a gift to support the tuition of a child who is...

Watch our Christmas concert

A FLAME FOR PALESTINE

We invite you to book your tickets and to join us for our ‘A Flame for Palestine’ Christmas concert, online on Sunday 10 December 2023 at 5pm GMT. Our fundraising Christmas concert will be a moment to come together in peace and hope.  PROGRAMME Headline artist, Faris...

CHRISTMAS ONLINE FUNDRAISING CONCERT

CHRISTMAS ONLINE FUNDRAISING CONCERT

We invite you to save the date for our ‘Made in Bethlehem’ Christmas concert, online on Sunday 10 December 2023 at 5pm GMT.Our Christmas concert will be a moment to come together in peace and hope. The programme will include...

ANNOUNCING PALMUSIC’S NEW DIRECTOR

ANNOUNCING PALMUSIC’S NEW DIRECTOR

PalMusic announces new director Sal Sherratt. Sal is a passionate musician and has a long career history as a senior leader in arts and culture, including more than 6 years working in music education in the UK. She brings a breadth of experience to the role, including an outstanding track record in fundraising.

Our thoughts are with our friends in Palestine

Our thoughts are with our friends in Palestine

Our remit is to support young musicians in Palestine. We are immensely concerned about the destruction in Gaza and hope that our musicians, there and in the West Bank, are safe. We, of course, do not condone violence and stand for peace. Whilst we deplore Hamas'...

Southwark Cathedral 10-Year Event – Postponed

Southwark Cathedral 10-Year Event – Postponed

With great regret we have to postpone PalMusic UK's 10-year anniversary concert, arranged for tomorrow, Wednesday 11 October, at Southwark Cathedral. Southwark Cathedral has taken the decision to postpone the concert out of concern for the safety of the audience,...

House of Lords reception, May 2023

House of Lords reception, May 2023

PalMusic UK celebrated ten years as the friends of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music with a reception in the House of Lords, kindly hosted by the Earl of Sandwich. A gathering of some of the supporters, musicians, committee and politicians who've helped...

Meet Marc Kawwas

Marc Kawwas is a Palestinian pianist currently studying with Helen Krizos at Chetham’s School of Music. He has played at a wide array of recitals, concerts, competitions, and music festivals across both the UK and Palestine. Born in Bethlehem in 2006, Marc started...

Earl of Sandwich speaks about PalMusic UK in the Lords

We are very grateful for the Earl of Sandwich for highlighting the work of PalMusic UK to support young Palestinian musicians and the work of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music in Parliament. https://youtu.be/6nPCPbHopFk The Earl of Sandwich speaking about...