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Posted on 6 December 2016
The performance of my piece ‘Ukulele Fantasy’ by The Lincoln Ukulele Band is fast approaching.
Posted on 6 December 2016
The Horsham Symphony Orchestra has had a fairly leisurely start to the Adopt a Composer project.
Posted on 5 December 2016
When we (and other music advocacy organisations) are making the case for amateur music groups to those in power, being able to de
Posted on 25 November 2016
Over a year ago now, the government’s consultation on making the proposed EBacc a compulsory measure for secondary schools closed
Posted on 15 November 2016
Corporate members Rayburn Tours outline 7 ways learning an ins
Posted on 7 November 2016
Our adopted composer, Chris Schlechte-Bond, had already been up to Macclesfield to meet the band.  On that occasion he brought his alto saxophone a
Posted on 1 November 2016
It has been over a year since I first met the Thame Chamber Choir to discuss a new work as part of the Adopt a Composer scheme.
Posted on 1 November 2016
Visiting the choir a couple of times I was great to be able to build a rapport with the members, listen to them sing and understa
Posted on 27 October 2016
The logistical feat that is taking a musical group abroad and the challenges associated with an aging membership are two issues that we hear about
Posted on 27 October 2016
Entries are now open for groups to nominate themselves for an Epic Award - recognising the skill, innovation and hard work that g
Posted on 21 October 2016
We’re pleased to welcome Black Dress Code as Corporate Supporters of Making Music.
Posted on 21 October 2016
Everyone’s heart sank when, for the second time in five years, the great collection of music scores known as the Yorkshire Music

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We published a guidance about how to run a music group's committee. It is available for Making Music members at https://t.co/17jYLIl0fV
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Read about 's piece 'Ukulele Fantasy', to be premiered tonight by Lincoln Ukulele Band… https://t.co/4PJalNJ3Wi
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We put together some really great tips for music group treasurers. Making Music members can have a look at them at… https://t.co/7NG13Raqmi
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