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Posted on 3 December 2015
The high court has quashed regulations, introduced by the government last year, that made it legal for individuals to copy CDs bought for their own...
Posted on 20 November 2015
There has been legislation in place since the 1930s to ensure that children in the performing arts are not exploited and that they are properly...
Posted on 18 November 2015
Reports on singing come thick and fast these days, such as the recent one published by the Royal Society, entitled 'The ice-breaker effect:...
Posted on 18 November 2015
BBC Music Day aims to connect communities and generations through a UK-wide celebration of music on TV, Radio, online and at live events.  In...
Posted on 18 November 2015
Are you involved in a group that is doing something new and interesting? Have you struck up an interesting collaboration, inspired others or solved a...
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...