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 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
In Scotland an amateur trombonist from a brass band recently got very cross about local authorities cutting back free musical instrument...
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...
Posted on 3 October 2018
Do you know a young person harbouring a passion for singing?An audition with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britian (NYCGB) could be just...
Posted on 3 October 2018
On the first weekend of October every year, thousands of people in hundreds of locations across the UK create a local Fun Palace. Why not join in...
Posted on 27 September 2018
Composer James Banner offers some initial thoughts following the announcement of his collaborative pairing with member group, Two Rivers Concert...
Posted on 26 September 2018
You start playing football on a Saturday morning in your local park at the age of five, maybe because your dad did, or because that’s what your...
Posted on 24 September 2018
Each year our Adopt a Composer project sets leisure-time choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new piece...
Posted on 20 September 2018
Registered charities in England and Wales with a turnover of over £10,000 and all charitable incorporated organisations (CIOs) have to submit...
Posted on 17 September 2018
Online music school, Your Space Music Lessons has launched a new drive to make music tuition easier for families to access. In a new partnership...

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