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Music Mark logo
Posted on 20 October 2021
Communications and Marketing Manager Fi Simpson outlines the work of new corporate member Music Mark, and how they can support group activity...
Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir perform at Bangor International Choral Festival
Posted on 15 October 2021
Marketing & Communications Officer Alex McGeever takes a look at documentary film Men Who Sing and what makes its characters tick ahead...
Helensburgh Orchestral Society rehearse on Zoom
Posted on 7 October 2021
Miriam Iorwerth updates us on Helensburgh Orchestral Society's musical activity during the pandemic, including award success for their MD and an...
Ugie Voices rehearse at Petergead Academy, pre-pandemic
Posted on 30 September 2021
Sheila Biegala fills us in on a long-awaited return to in-person activity for Ugie Voices, who can now look forward to more joint rehearsals with...
Posted on 29 September 2021
Since HMRC launched the Creative Industries Tax reliefs in 2017, our OTR service has been a great success earning our instrumental groups over...
WellRehearsed app logo - a figure conducting
Posted on 23 September 2021
WellRehearsed is gathering vital data to help policy makers and music groups understand ongoing Covid risksInitial data from the WellRehearsed app...
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre logo
Posted on 21 September 2021
Dr Noël James, director & CEO of Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre, outlines an exciting new project to connect music makers across the world....
Webinar presenter and ABRSM Chief Examiner John Holmes
Posted on 14 September 2021
Open to all music makers, ABRSM's Performance Grades are digitally assessed exams that focus entirely on performance. They provide exciting new...
A gold, glittery star
Posted on 9 September 2021
Making Music, the UK’s membership organisation for leisure-time music groups, has announced the winners of the 2021 Making Music Awards. The...
BBC Proms logo
Posted on 3 September 2021
Did you take up a new instrument in lockdown? Then the BBC Proms television team have an exciting opportunity for you...Did you know that during...
The film Orchestra rehearse, masked and socially distanced
Posted on 1 September 2021
Jane Whittle, founder and managing director of The film Orchestra, talks us through an eventful return to rehearsing and performing for her group....
Summer 2017: Derek performs with the Black Dyke Band
Posted on 31 August 2021
Making Music is delighted to announce that Derek Harrison, Musical Director of Hertford Choral Society, has been awarded the Lady Hilary Groves Prize...