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Posted on 6 April 2016
Last week I met with the orchestra again! My mentor David Horne was able to come to this rehearsal, which was very useful. I now have the first 2 or...
Posted on 24 March 2016
Local authorities are implementing cuts of unprecendented scale for the financial years 2016/7 and music libraries continue to be targets, most...
Posted on 22 March 2016
Could you be the UK’s best, undiscovered singing group?  Whether you’re a gospel group with gusto, a band of beatbox bravados or a...
Posted on 15 March 2016
Imagine being 16 years old and conducting a choir of experienced singers in front of a full house. Last November, that daunting prospect faced Tasmin...
Posted on 15 March 2016
Whatever reputation he may have had as an enfant terrible – cheerfully watching Prommers storm out of his performances in the 1960s –...
Posted on 11 March 2016
The English Folk Dance and Song Society has launched a nationwide search for talented young musicians to become the first members of the new National...
Posted on 11 March 2016
In 2017, to celebrate the 70th birthday of composer Paul Patterson, Josef Weinberger are offering a selection of orchestral hire works to amateur...
Posted on 9 March 2016
I thought I’d better check others’ posts to see what kind of thing had already been said – I don’t want to go over aspects of...
Posted on 7 March 2016
The sessions will offer ideas to improve technically and build confidence, including on specific topics such as rehearsal technique, vocal production...
Posted on 2 March 2016
Classic FM’s John Brunning might be best known for presenting the station’s popular Drivetime programme but he’s also a skilled...
Posted on 1 March 2016
Celebrating a decade of CoMA's ground-breaking Open Score project, the Festival promotes contemporary music with a participative approach and...
Posted on 1 March 2016
An official Parliamentary petition asking the Department for Education (DfE) to include expressive arts in the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) has been...

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