NEWS: Participants announced for 13th Take Five Professional Development Scheme

The participants fron the twelfth Take Five
Photo from Serious website

The eight participants for the next, thirteenth Take Five professional development programme  are announced today:

Al MacSween – Pianist – (website currently down)

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Ant Law – guitarist (INTERVIEW)

Camilla George – saxophonist – (INTERVIEW)

Helen Papiaoannou – (composer / saxophonist based in Bristol  – website)

Jonathan Silk – Scottish drummer / composer/ bandleader based in Birmingham – (Interview)

Nubya Garcia – saxophonist  (bandcamp site)

Rob Luft – guitarist (CD review, Live review)

Scott Flanigan – pianist composer based in Belfast (website)

Take Five is run by Serious and supported by grant-funders such as the PRS Foundation, Help Musicians UK and the Jerwood Foundation. There is one major change in the running of the scheme: Martel Ollerenshaw who has administered and produced Take Five since inception, has left Serious. A new appointee will be starting in January in the Talent Development areaof Serious and will run the scheme. Alex Webb is currently involved in an interim role.

LINK: Reports of previous editions of Take Five

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