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One red pawn in a line of brown wooden pawns on light blue surface
Posted on 27 May 2022
Barbara Eifler, Making Music Chief Executive, explains why removing barriers can be a in the interest of your music group.You will have noticed that...
a white conductor figure on a red background
Posted on 11 May 2022
Dr Robin Harrison, founder of the Maestro Online Music Course Library, talks us through what his company can offer to music learners.From...
people playing instruments
Posted on 3 May 2022
Carmel Smickersgill describes the culmination of her collaboration with the Junior Leeds College of Music Ensemble Creative as part of Adopt a...
Open fountain pen and lid on piece of paper with writing
Posted on 28 April 2022
If your group is a charity and wishes to continue holding electronic or hybrid meetings, you might need to update your governing documents.Throughout...
Posted on 27 April 2022
Hayley Hodges of Voices of Exmoor talks about her group's creative workshop with their AaMC collaborator Hannah Fredsgaard-Jones.The atmosphere...
Posted on 20 April 2022
Welsh text below / Testun Cymraeg isodMaking Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Miranda Glen as its new manager in Wales.Bringing a...
Posted on 19 April 2022
Making Music was sad to hear of the passing of Tom Hammond (1974-2021), a former staff member and conductor of many of our member groups.Tom was...
Dartington Community Choir perform at Buckfast Abbey
Posted on 14 April 2022
Workshop coordinator Carol Robinson of Dartington Community Choir offers her reflections on the group's annual concert at Buckfast Abbey, south...
people playing instruments
Posted on 13 April 2022
Sheila Biegala of Ugie Voices and Foss Foster of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra (ASO) describe the grand finale of their performance of '...
Individuals lifting green voting cards
Posted on 12 April 2022
On 5 May, there are local elections in many local authorities in England, Scotland and Wales. When your local candidates come knocking, you may want...
The cover of the groups' Adopt a Music Creator premiere programme
Posted on 6 April 2022
Ben Lunn looks back at the last 16 months of socially-distanced rehearsals, Zoom videos, bell caps, face masks, and a storm that nearly stranded the...
George Morland's 'The Wreckers'
Posted on 31 March 2022
Jon Box of Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra explains how his group has decided to programme and play work by women composers over the past three years....