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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...
three people playing trombones
Posted on 7 June 2022
Ann Westwood, president of the Glasgow Orchestral Society, recounts their first encounters with music creator Joshua Brown as part of their Adopt a...
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 in the interest of your music group.You will have noticed that...
Posted on 27 May 2022
Community Matters is undertaking research into the costs of hiring community spaces across the UK.Suitable spaces for music making and performance...
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...