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Posted on 21 March 2017
Did you know there are many wonderful music festivals across Europe that your choir could take part in? From Barcelona and Paris to Luxembourg, and...
Posted on 13 March 2017
The Choir with No Name work with people who have experienced homelessness, providing welcoming, safe and creative environments for their members to...
Posted on 1 March 2017
The London Medical Orchestra have had the very great pleasure of working with Martin Humphries under the ‘Adopt a Composer’ project, run...
Posted on 24 February 2017
Do you worry about the financial health of your music group? You are not alone if you do - it is the single biggest challenge our groups face. Nearly...
Posted on 23 February 2017
All you want to do every Wednesday is turn up and have a good old sing or play through some nice music, and then go home and forget about it for...
Posted on 22 February 2017
Voices Now’s survey of singing groups in the UK is well under way and has gained a lot of traction, from choir organisations to academic...
Posted on 22 February 2017
Get Creative Weekend returns bigger and better for 2017 with even more people across Britain set to take part in three days of good old fashioned...
Posted on 17 February 2017
Opening the score of a new commission for the first time is rather like opening a surprise gift from a distant relation. You don’t know much...
Posted on 14 February 2017
We're delighted to announce that Nottingham Performing Arts Library Service (NPALS)'s re-vamped, online sheet music hire service has bagged...
Posted on 7 February 2017
Having met the GSA Choir at a few rehearsals (and social occasions), it was time to try out some ideas with them in a practical workshop. We set...
Posted on 30 January 2017
Auditions for a new BBC One series will take place this February and the producers are asking for vocal groups of all genres to apply to take part....
Posted on 26 January 2017
The child licensing system – regulating the permissions needed when young people under the age of 16 take part in a performance – was...

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