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hand drawn people on paper arranged in households
Posted on 9 December 2021
On 8 December, the UK Government announced that England will move to Plan B of the COVID-19 Autumn/Winter Plan. This is in response to...
Photo of Alex Murchie, Making Music volunteer and singer
Posted on 8 December 2021
Making Music is sad to hear of the passing of Alex Murchie (1946-2021) who was a true friend to the organisation and an ever supportive volunteer,...
Corporate logo of Composers Edition
Posted on 3 December 2021
Dan Goren, founding director of Composers Edition, talks about their fresh approach to contemporary music, publishing and leisure-time music making....
WellRehearsed app logo
Posted on 25 November 2021
The most recent data about the spread of Covid infections at leisure-time music group rehearsals shows that 4% of reported infections involved more...
Rows of empty pews
Posted on 25 November 2021
Now that images of bustling streets, packed stadia and night-time revellers have returned to our screens, you’d be forgiven for thinking the...
Kirkcaldy Orchestral Society performs for an audience
Posted on 23 November 2021
Graeme Wilson, musical director and conductor of Kirkcaldy Orchestral Society (KOS), tells the story of how KOS revived the musical legacy of a...
Music creator Fergus Hall meets Hepton Singers in person for the first time
Posted on 19 November 2021
In a new blog for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21, Hepton Singers MD Richard Bunzl recounts an inspiring visit from Fergus Hall as their collaboration...
Creative Tax Reliefs logo
Posted on 17 November 2021
Founder and director Graham Suggett explores the services offered by our new corporate member Creative Tax Reliefs.Creative Tax Reliefs offers expert...
Fast Forward annual conference logo
Posted on 16 November 2021
Communications and Marketing Manager Fi Simpson presents Music Mark's first ever hybrid annual conference - Fast Forward: Technology and Music...
Cantiones Choir perform outdoors on a bandstand
Posted on 16 November 2021
As many leisure-time music groups are back in the swing of in-person activity, we want you to tell us about your plans and how things are going...
Cadenza enjoy their return to in-person rehearsals
Posted on 12 November 2021
Neil Whyte, treasurer of Cadenza, fills us in on an exciting return to in-person activity as he prepares for a Christmas performance with his group....
Making Music vice chair Clare Birks presents Derek with the 2021 Lady Hilary Groves Prize
Posted on 11 November 2021
Making Music is delighted to announce that Derek Harrison, Musical Director of Hertford Choral Society, has been awarded the Lady Hilary Groves Prize...