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Posted on 18 November 2015
So you and your choir fancy a challenge? They don't come greater than the World Choir Games which in July 2016 will take place in Sochi, Russia....
Posted on 18 November 2015
It’s easy for conductors starting their careers to regard amateur orchestras as a step en route to the inevitable glory of the Berlin...
Posted on 9 November 2015
I’m really looking forward to working on this project. Last weekend, I was able to meet the Jan Modelski Community Orchestra, who I’m...
Posted on 5 November 2015
Jonathan Dove’s new piece Arion and the Dolphin (with words by Alasdair Middleton), commissioned for Making Music member groups with funding...
Posted on 30 October 2015
The centenary of the Battle of the Somme falls in 2016 and to commemorate this event the Imperial War Museum are offering the documentary film of the...
Posted on 30 October 2015
Music for All is the charity of the musical instruments industry and its motto is ‘making more musicians’ – something that chimes...
Posted on 30 October 2015
Want to sing the praises of YOUR music library or music library staff, but don’t quite know how?  Well, IAML (UK & Irland), the...
Posted on 30 October 2015
In June this year, the very first BBC Music Day featured over 20 live music events, including a 73-mile musical relay from dawn to dusk along Hadrian...
Posted on 21 October 2015
On 26th September I drove to Lincoln to meet the whole of The Lincoln Ukulele Band in their usual rehearsal space and to see and hear them in action...
Posted on 16 October 2015
It’s been a great summer for specialist Concert Tours Operator, Rayburn Tours, having helped heaps of choirs, youth ensembles, bands and...
Posted on 13 October 2015
It’s always positive when research for a piece leads down some rather unexpected roads. Before writing for the Thame Chamber Choir, and the...
Posted on 25 September 2015
Picture the scene: an unnecessarily rainy day in September, a community centre outside of Durham with many mining-related displays, and an eclectic...

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