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Posted on 14 November 2018
First impressions of Adopt a Composer from Da Capo Alba.Da Capo Alba, the adult orchestra of the Lanarkshire Guitar and Mandolin Association (...
Posted on 13 November 2018
Get Creative Festival shines a light on all the great cultural activity that takes place right across the UK on a regular basis and encourages people...
Posted on 9 November 2018
When I was trying to justify my existence as a music student I often suffered from crises of confidence. In talking to colleagues years later it is...
Posted on 7 November 2018
We're thrilled to announce that two composers from our Adopt a Composer project have been nominated for the 2018 British Composer Awards....
Posted on 2 November 2018
Edmund Hunt on final amendments and writing spacial awareness into a score.Since my previous blog post, The Singers and I have passed...
Posted on 26 October 2018
In Scotland an amateur trombonist from a brass band recently got very cross about local authorities cutting back free musical instrument...
Posted on 25 October 2018
Score Exchange is an international marketplace for buying and selling sheet music. Featuring over a million pages of music, performers of any ability...
Posted on 19 October 2018
Making music as a hobby has a long tradition in the UK where there are an estimated 40,000 choirs and at least 20,000 instrumental groups including...
Posted on 16 October 2018
Ex Urbe choirs give us a delightful insight on being paired with composer Chloe Knibbs.If you Google ‘find the perfect relationship...
Posted on 15 October 2018
How many carol recordings will be selected?We'll select five carols from those submitted to us, for broadcast by Classic FM.Only choirs?No,...
Posted on 11 October 2018
Looking for a way to help protect arts education in schools? You can do this by simply writing a letter. Bacc for the Future, the...
Posted on 9 October 2018
Making Music is delighted to announce that Dr Mark Lawrence has been awarded the national Lady Hilary Groves Prize for his outstanding...

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