Helena Kay recipient of prestigious Peter Whittingham Award
18 January 2018
Congratulations to musician Helena Kay for being awarded Peter Whittingham Award by Help Musicians UK (HMUK).
'Help Musicians UK is the leading UK charity for professional musicians of all genres, from starting out through to retirement. We help at times of crisis, but also at times of opportunity, giving people the extra support they need at a crucial stage that could make or break their career.' - Help Musicians UK
This is the 27th anniversary of the award with previous recipients including Soweto Kinch, Phil Meadows and Roller Trio. It was set up in memory of Peter Whittingham, who was a survival medicine expert and pianist, to help the career of an emerging jazz musician.
We will be welcoming Helena Kay to the club on Tuesday 23rd January with pianist Barry Green.