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NPO take a bow during their COVID-secure performance
Posted on 2 December 2020
Jean Kelly, administrator and active member of Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra, talks to us about her group's experience of...
Posted on 1 December 2020
Good news ahead of the festive season for leisure-time music groups in England this week: rehearsals and performances are allowed in each of the...
Ayr Choral Union rehearsing
Posted on 30 November 2020
Marion of Ayr Choral Union details the group's rich history with Handel's Messiah, including their most recent digital...
Junior Leeds College of Music Ensemble Creative rehearse together
Posted on 30 November 2020
Carmel Smickersgill from Adopt a Composer 2019/20 updates us on her progress with Junior Leeds College of Music Ensemble Creative, both post- and pre...
London Handel Festival logo
Posted on 25 November 2020
Festival Director Samir Savant unveils exciting online plans for the Handel Festival, and invites you to watch and participate - all you...
bury st edmunds concert band's socially distanced rehearsal
Posted on 17 November 2020
In our first blog from Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21, Litha Efthymiou recounts her experience of meeting and rehearsing with Bury St Edmunds...
music tutors online logo
Posted on 16 November 2020
New corporate member Music Tutors Online discuss options for music lessons across the globeMusic Tutors Online is an easy one-stop shop for...
Posted on 30 October 2020
There were many questions the German Choir of London had to confront when planning their Covid-secure rehearsals. Music Director Barbara Höfling...
Posted on 30 October 2020
Dr Sudeshna Bhattacharya and Dr Wladislaw Rivkin from Aston Business School present a research opportunity to leisure-time choirs during...
word cloud of member responses
Posted on 30 October 2020
In September, following up on a survey in March at the start of lockdown, we asked our members what the impact of Covid-19 had been on their music...
Five members of The Penton Road Band performing in a driveway in Staines, Surrey, as part of Make Music Day 2020
Posted on 30 October 2020
In normal years, Make Music Day may be seeking to turn the countryside and the city centres into one big orange musical celebration, but of course...
Posted on 30 October 2020
Corporate member Travelbound outlines how planning ahead could save your group time and money on tourIn light of the pandemic and many...