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Posted on 15 January 2018
In the face of a growing public narrative that ‘everyone can sing’, there's still a section of the population who are convinced that...
Posted on 12 January 2018
The moment of truth arrives as composer Peter Yarde Martin tests out his new composition with the Bellfolk Handbell Ringers for the Adopt a Composer...
Posted on 12 January 2018
A number of individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to music have been recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours List and we're...
Posted on 11 January 2018
I’ve been ‘adopted’! A strange concept for me to get my head around both personally and professionally, however, the guys at...
Posted on 4 January 2018
Thursday 4 January 2018 at 7:45pm, Bellfolk Handbell Ringers met at Honingham Village Hall in Norfolk. Peter Yarde Martin (composer) and Jenni...
Posted on 2 January 2018
Since meeting our composer Esmeralda at the Adopt a Composer launch in September, I've found it to be a complete joy getting to know her. We are...
Posted on 1 January 2018
Commissioned from Danyal Dhondy, with funding from the Nicholas Berwin Charitable Trust, the new piece will be available free to Making Music members...
Posted on 22 December 2017
Music libraries are by no means used by all Making Music members. But to those groups that rely on them, these resources are a lifeline; enabling...
Posted on 18 December 2017
The Berlin Philharmonic is looking for 100 leisure-time musicians to perform Johannes Brahms’s First Symphony on 21 May 2018 as part of their...
Posted on 14 December 2017
This morning, Google sent out a notification email to 35,000 Google Ad Grant holders warning of forthcoming changes to eligibility criteria. They...
Posted on 8 December 2017
Since June 2017, the Scottish Government have been speaking to artists, cultural organisations and communities across the country in the first stage...
Posted on 5 December 2017
Composer Edmund Hunt looks back on his first rehearsals with Newcastle-based choir The Singers for the Adopt a Composer project.  My first...

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