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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Posted on 20 November 2015
There has been legislation in place since the 1930s to ensure that children in the performing arts are not exploited and that they are properly...
Posted on 18 November 2015
Reports on singing come thick and fast these days, such as the recent one published by the Royal Society, entitled 'The ice-breaker effect: singing...
Posted on 18 November 2015
BBC Music Day aims to connect communities and generations through a UK-wide celebration of music on TV, Radio, online and at live events. In June...
Posted on 18 November 2015
Are you involved in a group that is doing something new and interesting? Have you struck up an interesting collaboration, inspired others or solved a...
Posted on 18 November 2015
So you and your choir fancy a challenge? They don't come greater than the World Choir Games which in July 2016 will take place in Sochi, Russia....
Posted on 18 November 2015
It’s easy for conductors starting their careers to regard amateur orchestras as a step en route to the inevitable glory of the Berlin Philharmonic....
Posted on 5 November 2015
Jonathan Dove’s Arion and the Dolphin, written for Making Music members, has its premiere season 2015-6. Find out how to join in!
Posted on 30 October 2015
Always wanted to accompany a silent film? Show this restored documentary on the Battle of the Somme and provide a live soundtrack with the new score...
Posted on 30 October 2015
Charity Music for All has funding available for community music group projects and also organises the annual Learn to Play Day.
Posted on 30 October 2015
Want to sing the praises of YOUR music library or music library staff, but don’t quite know how?  Well, IAML (UK & Irland), t
Posted on 30 October 2015
After a first outing in 2015, BBC Music Day returns on Friday 3 June 2016 and they are looking to involve amateur music groups
Posted on 21 October 2015
On 26th September I drove to Lincoln to meet the whole of The Lincoln Ukulele Band in their usual rehearsal space and to see and hear them in action...

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Charity Music for All has funding available for community music group projects & organises the Learn to Play Day: https://t.co/jMO7FixSxM
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