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Posted on 10 February 2016
On Sunday 31st January I visited CYCO (Chiltern Youth Chamber Orchestra) for the first read through of Journeys.  ​ACT III, the third movement...
Posted on 3 February 2016
It is a curious feature of Thame that if one looks upwards, there is often a surprising abundance of birds of prey meandering across the sky. ...
Posted on 28 January 2016
Learn to Play Day 2016 (12 and 13 March) is run by Music For All, the charity associated with the Music Industry Association – that’s...
Posted on 28 January 2016
If you’re a registered charity, then once a year, no later than 9 months after the end of your financial year, you need to file an annual...
Posted on 28 January 2016
The venue for our first Adopt a Composer workshop with Ed Scolding was resplendent in orange and brown patterned wallpaper, of the type popular in...
Posted on 27 January 2016
Today we have incredible access to a seemingly infinite amount of music: Spotify, YouTube, Apple Music – not to mention an abundance of online...
Posted on 26 January 2016
At the Making Music Council meeting in October 2015 a member asked Making Music to facilitate connections abroad. So where can you start? One...
Posted on 26 January 2016
The aim of this microfund is to enable cultural groups to reach out to new participants and volunteers, helping them to grow and be more sustainable...
Posted on 20 January 2016
BBC Music today announces a major initiative, Get Playing, aimed at shining a light on amateur music of all kinds across the nation, and launches a...
Posted on 14 January 2016
This is Lee Westwood, logging in, after my first couple of months as the adopted composer of the East London Community Band. We've been off to a...
Posted on 12 January 2016
The Government consultation on how to implement the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) closes on Friday 29 January 2016. The EBacc proposal means every...
Posted on 11 January 2016
The New Year’s Honours list, as usual, includes a number of musicians, the most prominent of which – David Joseph, Chair and CEO of...

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