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 28 June 2017
Choral Festival Voices Now returns to London's Roundhouse this July, bringing with it everything from Beatboxing to Baka Rainforest singing,...
Posted on 28 June 2017
Zalkova Quartet won the 2017 St Martin's Chamber Music Competition with a fantastic rendition of string quartets by Haydn and Debussy. They are...
Posted on 23 June 2017
Professional music organisations seem more likely to network amongst themselves and to talk to a similar musical ensemble, music education centre or...
Posted on 22 June 2017
148 registered events took place all over the UK on Wednesday 21 June for Make Music Day, the worldwide celebration of music. In addition, we...
Posted on 20 June 2017
Our new plan is clear: we want to welcome all kinds of music groups to become part of the Making Music community. But what exactly is the wonderful...
Posted on 13 June 2017
Following the busy weeks and months that led up to the premiere of my work Continuum by the Glasgow School of Art Choir, I can start to gather my...
Posted on 12 June 2017
Since being paired with Croydon Bach Choir in September 2016, I have worked with the choir on numerous occasions, gradually feeding material from my...
Posted on 9 June 2017
This coming Wednesday 21 June is the first time Make Music Day comes to the UK on a large scale. You can be part of the international celebration by...
Posted on 5 June 2017
Now that the dust has settled on our Fifth Anniversary Gala Concert – and the world premiere of ‘Continuum’, by Shona Mackay...
Posted on 31 May 2017
In September of last year I found that I was to be paired up with the KEMS Concert Band as part of the 2016-17 'Adopt A Composer' programme....
Posted on 25 May 2017
Lots of exciting spaces have signed up and are looking for more performers – could this be you, your group, a part of your group, your family (...
Posted on 24 May 2017
You’ve probably had your fill of campaigning already, but let me enthuse – or alarm – you by briefly looking at the parties’...

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