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Posted on 29 August 2017
We're delighted to announce that composer Jenni Pinnock, herself an Adopt a Composer alumna, will be joining our three current mentors this year...
Posted on 25 August 2017
Since its inception 10 years ago, Creative United's 'Take it away' scheme has helped over 80,000 children and young people in England and...
Posted on 18 August 2017
St Sepulchre’s in the City of London is known as the National Musicians' Church. Until now, it has, like many other churches, hosted...
Posted on 16 August 2017
This September, the Henry Watson Music Library and Making Music are joining forces for a day of library-based learning in Manchester. The day...
Posted on 11 August 2017
On the first weekend of October every year, thousands of people in hundreds of locations across the UK create a local Fun Palace. Why not join in...
Posted on 2 August 2017
Prom 1 – Beethoven, Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Xenia Davies, Youth Engagement Manager As a very beginner pianist, this prom really...
Posted on 21 July 2017
Green grass, flocks of sheep, one corner shop and two buses a day – whether that sounds idyllic or like hell on earth, it was the reality of...
Posted on 21 July 2017
Once again I was privileged to be able to attend the presentation concert of our new Young Artists, available now for engagements with members with a...
Posted on 21 July 2017
Great Art and Culture for Everyone is the title of Arts Council England’s (ACE) 10 year vision, published in 2013. But since then thinking...
Posted on 20 July 2017
Conducting; standing at the front waving your hands trying to control the music, without actually making any noise, is a strange activity. Although...
Posted on 17 July 2017
If you enjoyed taking part in Make Music Day, how about joining a global singing initiative of harmony and friendship on the 21st of September, which...
Posted on 30 June 2017
As a young musician and member of ensembles and orchestras there are certain things which I enjoy and others which I don’t and can put me off...

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