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Posted on 18 January 2022
Foss Foster of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra provides an update on her group’s latest rehearsal with Ugie Voices and music creator Ben Lunn...
A collage of 2022 Adopt a Music Creator pairings
Posted on 17 January 2022
Making Music is delighted to announce the participants for Adopt a Music Creator 2022, an expanded version of the hugely popular Adopt a Composer...
members of NULCO in rehearsals
Posted on 6 January 2022
Gina Pegg of Newcastle-under-Lyme Community Orchestra (NULCO) provides an update on her group’s collaboration with composer Charlotte Marlow...
Members of Westerly Winds performance
Posted on 4 January 2022
Catherine Herring, volunteer events co-ordinator of Westerly Winds, tells the story of how their members decided to take their Grade 5 music theory...
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Posted on 20 December 2021
It’s that time of year again... Making Music has teamed up with Classic FM to showcase a variety of Christmas carols performed by our member...
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Posted on 16 December 2021
Festival Director Tamara Kohler introduces the Festival of Contemporary Music for All, a biennial event bringing together music makers of all...
Helensburgh Oratorio Choir perform Aileen Sweeney's 'Breathing Place' for the first time
Posted on 15 December 2021
Making Music's manager in Scotland, Alison Reeves, reflects on an uplifting Adopt a Music Creator (formerly Adopt a Composer) premiere from...
members of City of Bristol Brass Band sitting in group with their instruments
Posted on 15 December 2021
Kate Foley of the City of Bristol Brass Band recounts her group’s feelings on preparing their premiere and recording with Laura Shipsey for...
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Posted on 15 December 2021
David Greenhalgh, trustee of the Light Music Society, talks about his group’s mission and vision, and their return to live performances. ...
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Posted on 9 December 2021
On 8 December, the UK Government announced that England will move to Plan B of the COVID-19 Autumn/Winter Plan. This is in response to...
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Posted on 8 December 2021
Making Music is sad to hear of the passing of Alex Murchie (1946-2021) who was a true friend to the organisation and an ever supportive volunteer,...
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Posted on 3 December 2021
Dan Goren, founding director of Composers Edition, talks about their fresh approach to contemporary music, publishing and leisure-time music making....