Will it take Arts to be Silenced before they are Appreciated? Is their Resilience their Downfall?
Each of us feel we have a duty to reveal our individual experiences and hardships whilst recognising that so many others in different sectors of society face similar problems. Are musicians a special case? Probably not, but our problems may too easily be subordinated by a society which seems dominated by the needs of the economy. The tragedy of the COVID pandemic comes at a time when the sector is already reeling from years of austerity and the prospective impact of Brexit. W