Digested news with all you need to know about what’s going on in areas affecting amateur music including forthcoming opportunities, campaigns and advocacy, resources, regulatory changes, events and feature stories. If your group is a member of Making Music, and you have a story you'd like to share about a project or activity you've been involved in, then let us know.

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Posted on 11 January 2018
I’ve been ‘adopted’! A strange concept for me to get my head around both personally and professionally, however, the guys at...
Posted on 4 January 2018
Thursday 4 January 2018 at 7:45pm, Bellfolk Handbell Ringers met at Honingham Village Hall in Norfolk. Peter Yarde Martin (composer) and Jenni...
Posted on 2 January 2018
Since meeting our composer Esmeralda at the Adopt a Composer launch in September, I've found it to be a complete joy getting to know her. We are...
Posted on 1 January 2018
Commissioned from Danyal Dhondy, with funding from the Nicholas Berwin Charitable Trust, the new piece will be available free to Making Music members...
Posted on 22 December 2017
Music libraries are by no means used by all Making Music members. But to those groups that rely on them, these resources are a lifeline; enabling...
Posted on 18 December 2017
The Berlin Philharmonic is looking for 100 leisure-time musicians to perform Johannes Brahms’s First Symphony on 21 May 2018 as part of their...
Posted on 14 December 2017
This morning, Google sent out a notification email to 35,000 Google Ad Grant holders warning of forthcoming changes to eligibility criteria. They...
Posted on 8 December 2017
Since June 2017, the Scottish Government have been speaking to artists, cultural organisations and communities across the country in the first stage...
Posted on 5 December 2017
Composer Edmund Hunt looks back on his first rehearsals with Newcastle-based choir The Singers for the Adopt a Composer project.  My first...
Posted on 4 December 2017
When we speak to new adult pupils we always hear stories of ‘I used to play when I was younger and I’ve always wanted to get back into it...
Posted on 28 November 2017
What a great evening we had when Peter Yarde Martin (composer) and Jenni Pinnock (mentor) ventured to Honingham for a Thursday evening practice...
Posted on 28 November 2017
We have had a few enquiries recently about the new data protection regulations –GDPR– due to take effect from May 2018. It is good to...

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