External Music Links

Tŷ Cerdd is one of the major resident arts organisations housed in the Millennium Centre, Cardiff. It promotes Welsh music on a local, national and international level and provides information and resources to both amateur and professional musicians. It also supports a host of musical societies.

National Youth Arts Wales helps and supports young people who are associated with the performing arts in Wales.

Community Music Wales provides community tutors, equipment and advice to give people the opportunity to compose, record or perform themselves.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales holds a special status as a national orchestra who also broadcasts performances. The BBC National Chorus of Wales who has a close performing relationship with the Orchestra has developed to become one of the most prominent mixed choirs in Britain.

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff trains students for professions within the world of music, theatre and other corresponding fields.

Composers of Wales was established in order to represent all the composers of Wales. It provides information and advice on a number of matters e.g. commissioning and work opportunities.

The Welsh National Opera is Europe’s busiest touring opera company. Its aim is to produce operas of the highest standard and it also fulfils community and educational work.

The International Association of Music Information Centres (IAMIC) is a worldwide network of organisations working on a non-profit basis to promote and document the music of our time. Each member-organisation focuses on the music of its own country or region. IAMIC also develops collaborative projects among its members and provides professional support and training.

The International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres encourages and promotes the activities of music libraries, archives and documentation centres to support and facilitate the realization of projects in music bibliography, music documentation and music library and information science at national and international levels.