Joe Danher

Creative Programme Officer, Help Musicians UK

Joe Danher works in the Creative Team at Help Musicians UK, the leading independent UK charity supporting musicians throughout their careers and their lives. Joe plays an active role in devising and delivering the charity’s various funding initiatives and development opportunities including the Do it Differently Fund and Transmission Fund. In 2018, the Creative Programme offered 312 grants and awards to musicians and organisations, spending over £1.3million through five strands of activity.


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12:00 - 16:00

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This is your chance to ask an industry expert that burning question. We have assembled some of the best in the biz specially for you, don’t miss this opportunity. Do you have a specific question about the music industry, artist development, how to release independently or how to get a job in the industry?  Book a one-to-one session with our industry experts and get the personalised advice you need.



12:00 - 13:00

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Funding for creative projects in the music industry is competitive and getting your application on point needs some careful thought. Help Musicians UK’s Ellie Moore and Joe Danher lead a practical session with tips and advice to help you make a successful case for investment. You can also learn more about the charity’s health and welfare offer for musicians to look after both health and mental wellbeing, to help you to perform to your very best. There will also be a chance to get 1-2-1 advice on accessing funding to raise the bar on your music career.


Ellie Moore – Senior Creative Programme Officer, Help Musicians UK

Joe Danher – Creative Programme Officer, Help Musicians UK