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Posted on 2 October 2017
I first heard about ‘Adopt A Composer’ as an anxious teenager who had absolutely no idea how to realise my ambitions; the name fell into...
Posted on 2 October 2017
Making Music Executive Director, Barbara Eifler, presented the 2016 Sir Charles Groves Prize to Sir Karl Jenkins at a concert on Friday featuring...
Posted on 30 September 2017
Each year our Adopt a Composer scheme sets amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new piece together....
Posted on 29 September 2017
The Royal Shakespeare Company is looking for four choirs from the Midlands area to be part of an event to mark the Twelfth Night of Christmas on...
Posted on 18 September 2017
The majority of our members work towards and put on formal performances or concerts on a regular basis. This is a positive thing: it gives your...
Posted on 18 September 2017
KEMS Concert Band is now back from its summer break (complete with tour to Belgium), and rehearsals for our premiere on 15 October are in full swing...
Posted on 14 September 2017
Surrey Performing Arts Library (SPAL), currently based on the Denbigh Estate in Dorking, is one of the two largest collections of music sets in...
Posted on 13 September 2017
National choral charity Sing for Pleasure has announced that applications are open for scholarships for its 2017-18 Young Conductors Programme....
Posted on 12 September 2017
Give a Gig is Youth Music’s flagship fundraising initiative, taking place from 16-25 March 2018.  On Saturday 24 March 2018, Youth Music...
Posted on 6 September 2017
Surrey County Council are consulting on the future of the very large and locally as well as nationally significant Surrey Performing Arts Library,...
Posted on 1 September 2017
Fauré’s Requiem is one of the most frequently performed choral works – but what to programme alongside it to complete a full evening...
Posted on 30 August 2017
Some of the world’s leading operatic stars will share the stage with exciting new talent at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 17 September 2017, 6.00pm,...

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