Britain’s only performing arts secondary school which is a non-fee paying state school, located in Croydon and whose alumni include everyone from Adele to Cush Jumbo; Jessie J to Tom Holland; Gemma Cairns to Rex Orange County; as well as hundreds more involved in Dance, Musical Theatre, Interactive Digital Design, Film & Media Production, Community Arts Practice, Theatre and of course Music.
Since its inception in 1992, the MMF has worked hard to educate, inform and represent UK managers as well as offering a network through which managers can share experiences, opportunities and information. Membership stands at over 500 managers based in the UK with global businesses and a wider network of over 2700 managers in the USA.
The European Music Managers Alliance (EMMA) brings together music manager representative bodies from the UK, France, Sweden, Netherlands, Poland, Norway and Finland – with links to similar organisations in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa. In total, EMMA will collectively represent over 800 managers across Europe, and another 600 worldwide. The organisation’s inaugural Chair will be Keith Harris, one of the industry’s most widely-respected figures and long-time member of Stevie Wonder’s management team.