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choir members sit socially distanced in church with masks in rehearsal October 2020
Posted on 25 June 2021
Many choirs and singing groups think the new rule of only six singers indoors is unjustified, so Making Music has been working with...
Red chairs and music stands are assembled onstage for an orchestra
Posted on 17 June 2021
The government is currently consulting on potential new legislation, the Protect Duty, which is about making publicly accessible buildings, and...
Tutti logo
Posted on 17 June 2021
Gabriel Isserlis, CEO and founder of Tutti, tells us all about his startup for booking creative space.Tutti is a one-stop shop for finding,...
Thank You Day 4 July logo of arms embracing heart, with social hashtag #ThankYouDay
Posted on 14 June 2021
Making Music believes many members will be interested in this great initiative on Sunday 4 July – and it’s very light touch if your...
2020: Invicta Jazz Orchestra perform at Bands without Boundaries, Sevenoaks
Posted on 11 June 2021
With Step 3 now in effect in England, David Price of Invicta Jazz Orchestra outlines how his group made a safe and long-awaited return to in-...
A member of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra smiles with his instrument, wrapped up warm for an outdoor rehearsal
Posted on 10 June 2021
Foss Foster of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra shares her group's delight on returning to in-person activity for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21...
North Kingston Choir rehearse, socially distanced, in a school playground
Posted on 10 June 2021
Penny Hamilton of North Kingston Choir reflects on a successful return to in-person singing and looks ahead to a sunny (fingers crossed) outdoor...
Hands placed in the middle of a group show unison
Posted on 9 June 2021
Mark Foster of the Child Protection Company highlights how safeguarding responsibilities have shifted during the pandemic, and the importance of...
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra rehearse with Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra on Zoom
Posted on 9 June 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra's Foss Foster ponders the pros and cons of life on Zoom, and how the platform has framed her group's Adopt...
Posted on 8 June 2021
The Making Music office – 8 Holyrood Street, London SE1 2EL, third floor – has 2/3 desks available to rent. Making Music occupies...
Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE accepts the 2020 Sir Charles Groves Prize from Making Music CEO Barbara Eifler at Royal Festival Hall, London
Posted on 2 June 2021
Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE, Founder and Artistic & Executive Director of the Chineke! Foundation and joint winner of the 2020 Sir Charles Groves Prize,...
A brown ukulele lies among leaves on the ground
Posted on 27 May 2021
After three years of campaigning from the music community, including Making Music, the future is looking bright for children learning instruments in...