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Yellow instruments on blue background in circle around text saying 'European Orchestra Federation'
Posted on 22 September 2020
Making Music is delighted to have joined the European Orchestra Federation. The European Orchestra Federation (EOFed) was founded in May 2009 by the...
Posted on 21 September 2020
New Corporate Supporter Function Central is a London-based music agency offering live bands, musicians and DJs for hire for weddings, parties and...
swing band rehearse with social distancing outdoors
Posted on 17 September 2020
Today, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) confirmed that: ‘from 14 September non-professional performing arts...
choir rehearses outdoors in green space with social distancing measures
Posted on 16 September 2020
Following the announcement by the UK government last week, Making Music were told originally by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)...
Posted on 15 September 2020
Making Music is seeking clarification from the Department for Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) about the new rule for social meetings of no...
Posted on 8 September 2020
The inaugural Making Music Awards took place on Tuesday 8 September 2020, following the 85th Annual General Meeting of the National...
Posted on 4 September 2020
Making Music is delighted to announce that Vilma Weaver, Musical Director and Conductor of Coventry’s Ashira Singers, has been awarded the Lady...
Posted on 27 August 2020
The team behind MoistureGuard introduce their new range of products to help wind and brass players safely return to rehearsing and...
Posted on 27 August 2020
Our Virtual Concert Series this summer has featured over 60 of our member groups and showcased the variety of music that our members have...
Posted on 24 August 2020
Stella Duffy, Co-Director of Fun Palaces, explains how everyone can take part in this year's celebration of community culture on 3...
Posted on 19 August 2020
Making Music is delighted to announce the winners of the Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artists award: Elizabeth Bass (harp), Sirius Chau (flute...
#BringBackMyChoir // #BringBackMyBand hashtags black on white background
Posted on 17 August 2020
Making Music warmly welcomes the update published by DCMS to their performing arts guidance for England on 13 August.While there are still...