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Posted on 1 March 2016
An official Parliamentary petition asking the Department for Education (DfE) to include expressive arts in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) has been...
Posted on 1 March 2016
Last year, many members wrote to Birmingham City Council when, as part of their budget consultations, they proposed closing down the music library...
Posted on 26 February 2016
As part of the VCM Choral Music Foundation's outreach programme for the 2016/17 season, British vocal ensemble Apollo5 is available to...
Posted on 26 February 2016
We are sad to announce the death of Andrew Potter, Vice President and former Chairman of Making Music, at his home in Sussex on February 18th 2016....
Posted on 10 February 2016
The life of accomplished musician, principal teacher and Tayside Symphony Orchestra founder Ron Walker will be celebrated at a memorial service on...
Posted on 10 February 2016
Whether you’re a singer, an instrumentalist or part of an ensemble, WML are happy to consider including you in their events programme; they can...
Posted on 10 February 2016
On Sunday 31st January I visited CYCO (Chiltern Youth Chamber Orchestra) for the first read through of Journeys.  ​ACT III, the third movement...
Posted on 3 February 2016
It is a curious feature of Thame that if one looks upwards, there is often a surprising abundance of birds of prey meandering across the sky. ...
Posted on 28 January 2016
Learn to Play Day 2016 (12 and 13 March) is run by Music For All, the charity associated with the Music Industry Association – that’s...
Posted on 28 January 2016
If you’re a registered charity, then once a year, no later than 9 months after the end of your financial year, you need to file an annual...
Posted on 28 January 2016
The venue for our first Adopt a Composer workshop with Ed Scolding was resplendent in orange and brown patterned wallpaper, of the type popular in...
Posted on 27 January 2016
Today we have incredible access to a seemingly infinite amount of music: Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music – not to mention an abundance of online...

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