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 13 August 2020
Emma-Jane Wyatt, of EJ-Arts, issues an open letter cosigned by 12 management and booking agents offering support to concert societies during these...
Posted on 10 August 2020
Hugh Elder introduces his offer of pro bono mediation to help Making Music members resolve COVID-19 related issuesMy name is Hugh Elder and...
Posted on 6 August 2020
We are delighted to announce the shortlist for our new Making Music Awards, which will form part of an online celebratory evening of musical...
Posted on 28 July 2020
Following their second Adopt a Composer workshop, the project with Rob Jones and the Edge Chamber Choir was halted due to the Covid-19 lockdown...
Posted on 22 July 2020
New Corporate Member Polyphony Arts introduce their bespoke services supporting musicians and music organisationsPolyphony Arts is an innovative...
Posted on 20 July 2020
The latest DCMS guidance has put paid to Barbara Eifler's brass band's preparations for life in the 'new normal'. She...
#BringBackMyChoir #BringBackMyBand
Posted on 14 July 2020
The UK government guidance on reopening the performing arts published on 9 July has caused widespread disappointment, so we are now giving you the...
group of people singing and clapping, looking happy in station foyer
Posted on 10 July 2020
The long-awaited guidance to cover the first three stages of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) ‘road map...
People gathered in a music library space playing orchestral instruments, smiling
Posted on 3 July 2020
We share the significant concern that an extended ban on amateur music making is being considered, and have put our name to this open letter, along...
Posted on 30 June 2020
As a trustee of the Music Libraries Trust, Making Music’s Chief Executive has been working with fellow trustees to commission research into the...
Posted on 29 June 2020
As the lockdown set in, new Making Music member group Aberdeen & North East of Scotland Music Festival Association decided to move...
Make Music Day UK logo on orange background surrounded by colourful confetti
Posted on 24 June 2020
The world's biggest grassroots music festival on 21 June went digital this year, lighting up people's homes with music and giving them the...