Find out more about the people and organisations behind Manchester Music City.

Manchester Music City’s partners are as diverse as the communities we seek to serve. We believe that working in partnership broadens the potential for showcasing Manchester’s music on a global scale.

The Leadership Group includes:

  • Debra King – Director, Brighter Sound (sector lead organisation)
  • Dave Moutrey – CEO, HOME & Director of Culture, Manchester City Council
  • Sarah Elderkin – Policy & Programmes Manager – Culture, Manchester City Council
  • Joel Mills – Director of Music, British Council
  • Tom Besford – Chief Executive, English Folk Expo

Steering Group Partners

Our Steering Group is made up of over 25 different people and organisations including independent artists, promoters, managers, education establishments, charities, ensembles, orchestras, festivals, venues, record labels and music journalists.

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