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Posted on 16 November 2020
New corporate member Music Tutors Online discuss options for music lessons across the globeMusic Tutors Online is an easy one-stop shop for...
Posted on 30 October 2020
There were many questions the German Choir of London had to confront when planning their Covid-secure rehearsals. Music Director Barbara Höfling...
Alton Concert Orchestra members wear face coverings during a socially-distanced, COVID-secure rehearsal
Posted on 30 October 2020
Itching to meet in person again, the Alton Concert Orchestra set about returning to safe rehearsals as soon as Government guidelines allowed,...
Posted on 30 October 2020
Dr Sudeshna Bhattacharya and Dr Wladislaw Rivkin from Aston Business School present a research opportunity to leisure-time choirs during...
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Posted on 30 October 2020
In September, following up on a survey in March at the start of lockdown, we asked our members what the impact of Covid-19 had been on their music...
Five members of The Penton Road Band performing in a driveway in Staines, Surrey, as part of Make Music Day 2020
Posted on 30 October 2020
In normal years, Make Music Day may be seeking to turn the countryside and the city centres into one big orange musical celebration, but of course...
Posted on 30 October 2020
Corporate member Travelbound outlines how planning ahead could save your group time and money on tourIn light of the pandemic and many...
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Posted on 29 October 2020
Digital specialist Leon Gower tells us all about Super Stuff, our newest corporate member I have been ​working with Making Music throughout 2020...
Posted on 26 October 2020
After a green light from the government, the Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra resumed in-person rehearsals, but with half its players joining in from...
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Posted on 21 October 2020
The International Music Exchange Ltd (TIME) is based in Wells, Somerset, and organises quality concerts, tours, festivals and musical collaborations...
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Posted on 16 October 2020
One choir member shares their view on face coverings in choral settingsIn praise of face masks? Oh yes, you read that right, even if you may find it...
Posted on 12 October 2020
As lockdown restrictions began to ease, Cantiones Choir headed outdoors to experience the joys of singing in person again. Sian Tasker...