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Posted on 9 August 2022
Making Music, in partnership with Classic FM, is delighted to announce the seven winners of Britain’s Big Platinum Performance – a...
A conductor leading a gospel community choir group
Posted on 9 August 2022
First-time participants to Make Music Day and contemporary gospel group based in Preston, One Voice Community Choir, reminisce on their contribution...
Edgar Divver conducting the Bedfordshire Woodwind Academy Flute Ensemble
Posted on 7 August 2022
Rebecca Demott of the Bedfordshire Woodwind Academy Flute Ensemble (BWAFE) describes their group's latest workshop with Edgar Divver,...
Vilma Weaver speaking in a microphone
Posted on 2 August 2022
Vilma Weaver, Musical Director and Conductor of Coventry’s Ashira Singers, was presented with the Lady Hilary Groves Prize from Making...
Female choir group performing in a church
Posted on 26 July 2022
Take part in the Peterborough's Singing Together survey to help the future development of equal voice choirs in the UK. Peterborough Sings...
members of choir standing up in a church and singing
Posted on 13 July 2022
Liv Feilden, member of The Phoenix Voices, describes how it was to record for BBC Radio 3 as part of Adopt a Music Composer 2020/21.Another sunny day...
members of the choir standing up, holding their music scores and singing
Posted on 6 July 2022
Liv Feilden, member of The Phoenix Voices, recounts how her music group's premiere of Lucy Callen's compositions went, as part of Adopt...
4 people sitting beside each other
Posted on 1 July 2022
Dominic Matthews, experimental composer from Manchester, discusses the power of community, accessibility and exploring new music with leisure-time...
A tree formed by multicoloured hand prints
Posted on 23 June 2022
Following on from a Making Music promoters event, Barbara Eifler, Making Music Chief Executive, recaps the importance of promoters and artists...
members of the choir in formal dress pose for photo in church
Posted on 23 June 2022
Wendy Barnaby, member of Sussex Chorus, takes us through 100 remarkable years of her group.'What’s the most pompous animal you can think of...
Posted on 23 June 2022
The Charity Commission are asking for submissions to a consultation on their approach to annual returns, and a new set of questions they propose...
five children sitting next to each other, one with a music instrument in lap
Posted on 14 June 2022
Manvinder Rattan introduces the Voices Foundation, and how you can support its work to help children find their voices and become adult choir members...