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Posted on 4 January 2019
Southampton Concert Wind Band (SCWB) were paired with Robert Laidlow on the Adopt a Composer project, and much has happened in just a few months...
Posted on 30 December 2018
Nicholas Olsen on the first few meetings with Da Capo Alba for the Adopt a Composer project.The Adopt a Composer scheme is a one of a kind...
Posted on 29 December 2018
Two members of the Two Rivers Concert Band offer up their thoughts and reflections on working alongside James Banner as part of the Adopt a Composer...
Posted on 20 December 2018
Surrey County Council (SCC) has now published the consultation on NewSPAL's proposals to take on the running of the Surrey Performing Arts...
Posted on 19 December 2018
The Fretful Federation Mandolin Orchestra sum up a whirlwind performance alongside composer Esmeralda Conde Ruiz for the Adopt a Composer project.We...
Posted on 19 December 2018
Da Capo Alba guitar and mandolin orchestra met up with both their adopted composer, Nicholas Olsen and his mentor David Horne on 28 November for a...
Posted on 19 December 2018
Immerse yourself in a celebration of leisure-time music at the Barbican Music Library in London, running from 16 January to 23 March 2019.From all...
Posted on 8 December 2018
Composer Chloe Knibbs meets West Midlands chamber choir, Ex Urbe, as they begin a collaborative composition for our Adopt a Composer project.After...
Posted on 6 December 2018
Jess Griffin, of the Chandos Chamber Choir, relays the group's first impressions after meeting Laura Snowden on our Adopt a Composer...
Posted on 5 December 2018
Composer James Banner offers in depth reflections on collaboration as he meets with Two Rivers Concert Band for the Adopt a Composer project.My...
Posted on 4 December 2018
In Scotland an amateur trombonist from a brass band recently got very cross about local authorities cutting back free musical instrument...
Posted on 29 November 2018
The London Handel Festival returns 27 March to 29 April 2019 with a host of fantastic events.What is it?Each year the Festival has a slightly...

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