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Three-part image showing an amateur choir rehearsing in a field overlaid with a red cross and text ‘Amateur music groups?’, men playing football overlaid with green tick and text 'Amateur sports?’, two men taking pictures overlaid with green tick and text 'Photography clubs?’
Posted on 15 April 2021
Making Music was expecting confirmation that Step 2 in the England roadmap would allow outdoor music rehearsals with more than six people from...
Emma, bass saxophonist for Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra
Posted on 3 April 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra chair Foss Foster outlines Ben Lunn's research on the life of William Thom, the 'Inverury Poet...
Posted on 2 April 2021
Making Music is delighted to announce it has been awarded a grant of £44,000 from the second round of the Government’s Culture Recovery...
bottles of covid-19 vaccinations and needle
Posted on 25 March 2021
Closing on 29 March, the UK government is calling for evidence on whether to introduce Covid-status certification, commonly referred to as the...
Music creator Litha Efthymiou in black and white
Posted on 11 March 2021
Music creator Litha Efthymiou shares her thoughts on her promising partnership with Bury St Edmunds Concert Band, and the influential Christian...
2019: Ugie Voices perform their spring concert, 'Songs from the Shows'
Posted on 11 March 2021
Ugie Voices member Sheila Biegala updates us on her group's music making with Ben Lunn, who has recently dovetailed Venezuelan poetry with...
Posted on 9 March 2021
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 22 February and subsequent announcements in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, Making Music...
2015: Bury St Edmunds Concert Band perform at the Last Night of the Proms
Posted on 2 March 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band’s Gary Hawkes pens his thoughts on the group’s fledgling collaboration with Litha Efthymiou for Adopt a...
A Zoom rehearsal with sopranino and soprano saxophones
Posted on 1 March 2021
Chair Foss Foster pens another diary entry on Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra’s Adopt a Music Creator journey, with a special look at the...
red PRS logo
Posted on 24 February 2021
PRS is currently calling for views on how paid-for online live concerts should be licensed. This consultation will be of interest to those who have...
a closeup of a violin
Posted on 23 February 2021
A round-up of the changes you might need to make if your group is a charity that meets online, and Gift Aid rules around non-refunded cancelled...
Photo of Ralph Vaughan Williams
Posted on 23 February 2021
2022 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams, one of Britain’s most important composers and one of the great...