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2020: Invicta Jazz Orchestra perform at Bands without Boundaries, Sevenoaks
Posted on 11 June 2021
With Step 3 now in effect in England, David Price of Invicta Jazz Orchestra outlines how his group made a safe and long-awaited return to in-...
A member of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra smiles with his instrument, wrapped up warm for an outdoor rehearsal
Posted on 10 June 2021
Foss Foster of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra shares her group's delight on returning to in-person activity for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21...
North Kingston Choir rehearse, socially distanced, in a school playground
Posted on 10 June 2021
Penny Hamilton of North Kingston Choir reflects on a successful return to in-person singing and looks ahead to a sunny (fingers crossed) outdoor...
Hands placed in the middle of a group show unison
Posted on 9 June 2021
Mark Foster of the Child Protection Company highlights how safeguarding responsibilities have shifted during the pandemic, and the importance of...
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra rehearse with Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra on Zoom
Posted on 9 June 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra's Foss Foster ponders the pros and cons of life on Zoom, and how the platform has framed her group's Adopt...
Posted on 8 June 2021
The Making Music office – 8 Holyrood Street, London SE1 2EL, third floor – has four desks available to rent.Making Music...
Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE accepts the 2020 Sir Charles Groves Prize from Making Music CEO Barbara Eifler at Royal Festival Hall, London
Posted on 2 June 2021
Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE, Founder and Artistic & Executive Director of the Chineke! Foundation and joint winner of the 2020 Sir Charles Groves Prize,...
A brown ukulele lies among leaves on the ground
Posted on 27 May 2021
After three years of campaigning from the music community, including Making Music, the future is looking bright for children learning instruments in...
2015: Female flautists perform outdoors during summer Proms in the Park
Posted on 25 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes pens a diary entry for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21, again pondering how Litha Efthymiou...
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band play an outdoor summer concert, pre-pandemic
Posted on 23 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes fills us in on another thought-provoking Zoom workshop with Litha Efthymiou for Adopt a Music...
A female choir stand in line on tour, holding manuscripts to read from
Posted on 17 May 2021
Jenny Dalton, communications and marketing manager for Club Europe, talks us through their Covid protection framework for your next music tour.As...
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band play Proms in the Park, Ickworth House
Posted on 11 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes reflects on introductory sessions with Litha Efthymiou, and how she has got to know the group...