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Posted on 17 January 2017
The PDGYA awards have helped kick start the careers of artists including Steven Isserlis, Elizabeth Watts and Thomas Gould, by providing up-and-...
Posted on 16 January 2017
My search for inspiration started at Dyffryn House and Gardens which is where the piece will be performed. I had “whizzed” around...
Posted on 16 January 2017
It has been a long and rewarding project with the Lincoln Ukulele Band as part of the 2015-16 Adopt a Composer scheme. I’ve got a lot out of...
Posted on 13 January 2017
Founded in 1998 with the aim of developing the next generation of chamber music lovers and players, the charity CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust exists...
Posted on 23 December 2016
Save the date! The Contemporary Music for All Festival returns on 3 and 4 March 2018 and will take place in all four nations of the UK and at least...
Posted on 23 December 2016
One of the jobs that you as members of Making Music entrust us with is to speak on your behalf to those that shape the environment in which you...
Posted on 23 December 2016
In 1982, France’s culture minister started the ‘Fête de la Musique’ (pun meaning both ‘music festival’ and an...
Posted on 20 December 2016
10 months later, 10 cities visited and 160 choirs of 5,000 singers competing for 6 places in the Choir of the Year Grand Final – it’s...
Posted on 19 December 2016
PRS for Music Foundation are funding Association of British Orchestras members (professional ensembles) to give works premiered in the last 25 years...
Posted on 12 December 2016
Manchester Inspirational Voices, members of Making Music, have won the BBC Songs of Praise Gospel Choir of the Year 2016 competition. The choir,...
Posted on 9 December 2016
Early in 2017, ten member groups will be featured on BBC Radio 3's Saturday Breakfast show. Performing groups of all kinds (vocal and...
Posted on 6 December 2016
The performance of my piece ‘Ukulele Fantasy’ by The Lincoln Ukulele Band is fast approaching. The band have been practising my piece...

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