The Liverpool City Region announces members of Music Board
A panel of experts and influential figures from the world of music will be revealed today at the formal launch of the new Liverpool City Region Music Board.
The Music Board, made up of 18 members and seven observers, is charged with cementing the city region’s position as one of the world’s music capitals and will work to ensure music businesses and communities have a stronger voice in local and regional decision-making.
Board members will be tasked with five key priorities, identified through the recent Developing a Liverpool City of Music Strategy report, which aims to sustain, support and develop the music sector in our region:
The priorities are:
The Music Board will work closely with all our local authorities and will look to build on the success of Liverpool’s status as UNESCO City of Music.
Speaking ahead of the launch, Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, said:
“Music is in our DNA and our city region’s musical reputation is known across the world. I’m looking forward to seeing the work of the new board as they work to ensure that we have the right environment to encourage new talent and build on that reputation in the future.”
Joe Anderson OBE, Mayor of Liverpool, added:
“This is a region that stands out in the UK when it comes to music. This board will bring together music sector aficionados to see how we can all work together to celebrate our enviable legacy, and at the same time enhance the industry, develop a clear understanding of what changes need to be made and introduce new ways of thinking.”
The members of the Liverpool City Region Music Board are:
Liverpool Music Board Observer Roles: