Tina Speed joins PRS Foundation from Arts Council England
- Tina joins the organisation as Grants and Programmes Manager and will manage The Composer’s Fund, Resonate, New Music Biennial and Beyond Borders schemes
PRS Foundation, the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development announces today that Tina Speed has joined the organisation as Grants and Programmes Manager.
Tina joins PRS Foundation from Arts Council England, where she managed a portfolio of funded organisations, advised potential grant applicants and gathered intelligence to inform strategy. She led on new music and the orchestral sector, and had particular responsibilities around creative media, touring and artists’ international development.
Tina previously worked for London Sinfonietta, Society for the Promotion of New Music (which formed part of Sound and Music) and studied music at Brunel University.
Tina will be responsible for managing PRS Foundation’s New Music Biennial, Beyond Borders, Composer’s Fund and Resonate programme as well as contributing to the management of the Open Fund for organisations and music creators.
Vanessa Reed, CEO, PRS Foundation said, “We’re delighted that Tina is joining our small but extremely talented team at PRS Foundation. Tina brings a wealth of experience and relevant knowledge for which she’s widely respected. I look forward to working with her to keep strengthening our support of new music and composers.”
Tina Speed said, “I’m excited at this opportunity to lead some of PRS Foundation’s most recently launched targeted programmes promoting composers, music creators and orchestral repertoire and providing crucial support for commissioning, presenting and touring work.”