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As the membership organisation for amateur music in the UK, we support, connect and champion everyone who makes, performs and presents music on a voluntary basis.

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We're here to help you easily find answers to your questions, with advice, services and resources to help you sort out the boring stuff so you can concentrate on enjoying making music.
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Making Music member choirs singing with the Hallé at the Drivetime Concert at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham. Photo © Robert Day
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Tailor made for amateur music groups, our insurance provides a comprehensive range of covers including public and employers’ liability, trustee indemnity, event cancellation, property and money.
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A horn player rehearsing with the Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra. Photo: Sam Reed Photography
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Search from thousands of amateur music groups across the UK and find the right one for you: from choral societies to samba groups, symphony orchestras to festivals.
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Saxophonists from the Bristol Reggae Orchestra performing at St George’s Hall, Bristol. Photo: Duchess Photographic/Ellen Doherty
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Our members run over 12,000 music events each year in the UK. Whether you're looking for a Bach concert or a Barbershop workshop, Samba or social media training, you can find it here.
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The Choir with No Name supporting Coldplay at a ‘hidden’ Christmas gig in aid of Crisis
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We don’t just love music, we think it is vitally important. If you do too, you can find out what we're campaigning on and how you can help to keep amateur music making alive and well.
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Members of Hallam Choral Society perform Carols for Everyone. Photo © Alex Rumford
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Digested news with all you need to know about what’s going on in areas affecting amateur music including forthcoming opportunities, campaigns and advocacy, resources, regulatory changes, events and feature stories.
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Dalediva winning Five TV's 'Don't Stop Believing' at Maidstone Studios in 2010. Photo: Mike Marsland/WireImage.com