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Posted on 21 July 2017
Green grass, flocks of sheep, one corner shop and two buses a day – whether that sounds idyllic or like hell on earth, it was the reality of...
Posted on 21 July 2017
Once again I was privileged to be able to attend the presentation concert of our new Young Artists, available now for engagements with members with a...
Posted on 21 July 2017
Great Art and Culture for Everyone is the title of Arts Council England’s (ACE) 10 year vision, published in 2013. But since then thinking...
Posted on 20 July 2017
Conducting; standing at the front waving your hands trying to control the music, without actually making any noise, is a strange activity. Although...
Posted on 17 July 2017
If you enjoyed taking part in Make Music Day, how about joining a global singing initiative of harmony and friendship on the 21st of September, which...
Posted on 30 June 2017
As a young musician and member of ensembles and orchestras there are certain things which I enjoy and others which I don’t and can put me off...
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
Zelkova 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 28 June 2017
Chris Swain, Musical Director of the Wycliffe Choral Society in Gloucestershire, has just returned from a summer choir tour to Riga: “Everyone...
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...

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