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A trumpet on its side
Posted on 29 October 2021
It’s not often that the government budget and spending review creates headlines for leisure-time music groups, but this time it does: the...
European Orchestra Federation logo
Posted on 28 October 2021
This exciting opportunity — originally scheduled for 2021 — has re-emerged for Making Music's member orchestras, thanks to our...
Singing for Health Network logo
Posted on 28 October 2021
The Singing for Health Network (SFHN) has published free downloadable guides for leaders of choirs and singing groups across the UK, and for social...
Music Mark logo
Posted on 20 October 2021
Communications and Marketing Manager Fi Simpson outlines the work of new corporate member Music Mark, and how they can support group activity...
Trelawnyd Male Voice Choir perform at Bangor International Choral Festival
Posted on 15 October 2021
Marketing & Communications Officer Alex McGeever takes a look at documentary film Men Who Sing and what makes its characters tick ahead...
Helensburgh Orchestral Society rehearse on Zoom
Posted on 7 October 2021
Miriam Iorwerth updates us on Helensburgh Orchestral Society's musical activity during the pandemic, including award success for their MD and an...
Ugie Voices rehearse at Petergead Academy, pre-pandemic
Posted on 30 September 2021
Sheila Biegala fills us in on a long-awaited return to in-person activity for Ugie Voices, who can now look forward to more joint rehearsals with...
Posted on 29 September 2021
Since HMRC launched the Creative Industries Tax reliefs in 2017, our OTR service has been a great success earning our instrumental groups over...
WellRehearsed app logo - a figure conducting
Posted on 23 September 2021
WellRehearsed is gathering vital data to help policy makers and music groups understand ongoing Covid risksInitial data from the WellRehearsed app...
Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre logo
Posted on 21 September 2021
Dr Noël James, director & CEO of Milton Keynes City Discovery Centre, outlines an exciting new project to connect music makers across the world....
Webinar presenter and ABRSM Chief Examiner John Holmes
Posted on 14 September 2021
Open to all music makers, ABRSM's Performance Grades are digitally assessed exams that focus entirely on performance. They provide exciting new...
A gold, glittery star
Posted on 9 September 2021
Making Music, the UK’s membership organisation for leisure-time music groups, has announced the winners of the 2021 Making Music Awards. The...