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Posted on 7 February 2019
Making Music is dismayed at the news in the past week of local authorities in Scotland hiking up fees for instrumental tuition in schools and...
Posted on 6 February 2019
What are professional orchestras up to these days – what do they see as their future and mission, how do they relate to the places they find...
Posted on 5 February 2019
Composer Laura Snowden offers a brief insight into classroom memories and how the music still moves her as an adult, working alongside...
Posted on 31 January 2019
Composer Nathan James Dearden gives us a unique diary-like insight into his Adopt a Composer project pairing with Swansea Philharmonic...
Posted on 31 January 2019
Swansea Philharmonic Choir Music Secretary, Jemma, describes getting stuck into the Adopt a Composer project with Nathan James Dearden from day one...
Posted on 24 January 2019
Congratulations to our seven groups and composers whose brand new Adopt a Composer pieces were recently broadcast on BBC Radio 3.The culmination of a...
Posted on 22 January 2019
Nominate someone working in music libraries or information services for the 2019 Excellence Awards: Personal Achievement Award. The...
Posted on 22 January 2019
Applications are now open for the Amateo Award, which is given for an outstanding participatory arts project that adds value for ...
Posted on 21 January 2019
Tutti is the AirBnB of affordable rehearsal space, uniting musicians with the owners of vacant space, from front rooms to churches and more.Having...
Posted on 18 January 2019
Cardiff Arms Park Male Choir has been on tour in the UK and abroad many times but their tour to Tuscany - and their first tour with coprorate member...
Posted on 17 January 2019
Southampton Concert Wind Band (SCWB) wrap up Christmas and look towards a puzzling 2019 with composer, Robert Laidlow, for the Adopt a Composer...
Posted on 17 January 2019
Assistant conductor of Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra and conductor of the Training Orchestra, Dan Shilladay, talks final rehearsals and stage...

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