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Revealed: UK Music Announces 2024 Dates For Music Academic Partnership Tour

UK Music has revealed the dates for its 2024 tour of academic institutions to meet and help inspire hundreds of students looking for a career in music.

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04.03.2024: UK Music has revealed the dates for its 2024 tour of educational institutions belonging to its Music Academic Partnership (MAP) scheme. 

Under the stewardship of UK Music’s Director of Education and Skills Dr Oliver Morris, the tour brings together a range of music professionals who will visit MAP institutions to meet and inspire hundreds of students looking for a career in the sector.

MAP is a ground-breaking collaboration between educational institutions and the members of UK Music, which is the collective voice of the UK music industry.

The tour kicks off on Wednesday March 6 at Buckinghamshire New University with a panel which is set to include: Lara Baker – General Manager UK/IE – FUGA; Glen Rowe – formerly Muse’s Tour Manager; Dobromir Vasilev – musician, composer, engineer, and producer; and Leah Mack – Sony Music Publishing and the UK Music Futures Board.

The MAP Tour will culminate in the Outstanding MAP Graduate Awards (OMGs) in Liverpool as part of Liverpool Sound City on Thursday May 2.

The coveted OMGs celebrate the best of the MAP network graduates in the music industry. The evening will see nominees and academics joined by members of UK Music’s Futures Group to help celebrate their achievements. Details of last year’s awards can be seen here.

A initial tour dates are below*:

  • March 6 – Buckinghamshire New University
  • March 18 – Birmingham City University
  • April 12 – Edge Hill University
  • April 17 – University of Liverpool and Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA)
  • April 24 – LSBU LCCM
  • April 25 – Point Blank Music School
  • April 23 – Leeds Beckett University and Leeds Conservatoire
  • Week commencing Monday April 29 – University of Hertfordshire

*with further dates to be announced. 

For more information about MAP see here: Music Academic Partnership: MAP – UK Music.

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