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Posted on 24 March 2017
Monday 20 March saw 36 delegates representing music education hubs, schools, music services, professional orchestras, and independent youth ensembles...
Posted on 22 March 2017
This month I joined over 250 arts professionals at the bi-annual Family Arts Conference in Bristol to discuss and learn more about how we can...
Posted on 21 March 2017
Did you know there are many wonderful music festivals across Europe that your choir could take part in? From Barcelona and Paris to Luxembourg, and...
Posted on 17 March 2017
Make Music Day is an international celebration of music held annually on 21 June. Currently held in 120 countries and 750 cities, we (and 30+ other...
Posted on 13 March 2017
The Choir with No Name work with people who have experienced homelessness, providing welcoming, safe and creative environments for their members to...
Posted on 1 March 2017
The London Medical Orchestra have had the very great pleasure of working with Martin Humphries under the ‘Adopt a Composer’ project, run...
Posted on 24 February 2017
Do you worry about the financial health of your music group? You are not alone if you do - it is the single biggest challenge our groups face. Nearly...
Posted on 23 February 2017
All you want to do every Wednesday is turn up and have a good old sing or play through some nice music, and then go home and forget about it for...
Posted on 22 February 2017
Voices Now’s survey of singing groups in the UK is well under way and has gained a lot of traction, from choir organisations to academic...
Posted on 22 February 2017
Get Creative Weekend returns bigger and better for 2017 with even more people across Britain set to take part in three days of good old fashioned...
Posted on 17 February 2017
Opening the score of a new commission for the first time is rather like opening a surprise gift from a distant relation. You don’t know much...
Posted on 14 February 2017
We're delighted to announce that Nottingham Performing Arts Library Service (NPALS)'s re-vamped, online sheet music hire service has bagged...

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