A small British boy of African descent wearing a blue teeshirt with a yellow superhero logo on the front holds a conducting baton and looks towards the photographer. Behind him are four more boys, slightly older than him, waiting for their turn. On the left of the photo is a blonde, white woman, bending own and smiling at him in encouragement.

Art music, inclusion and good intentions

Holly Mathieson

When it comes to inclusivity, the classical music industry is brimming with good intentions. But history has shown that good intentions are frequently derailed by roadblocks of our own making. So, how can we ensure today's good intentions convert into good embedded practices and outcomes in the future?

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