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Posted on 9 November 2018
When I was trying to justify my existence as a music student I often suffered from crises of confidence. In talking to colleagues years later it is...
Posted on 7 November 2018
We're thrilled to announce that two composers from our Adopt a Composer project have been nominated for the 2018 British Composer Awards....
Posted on 2 November 2018
Edmund Hunt on final amendments and writing spacial awareness into a score.Since my previous blog post, The Singers and I have passed...
Posted on 25 October 2018
Score Exchange is an international marketplace for buying and selling sheet music. Featuring over a million pages of music, performers of any ability...
Posted on 19 October 2018
Making music as a hobby has a long tradition in the UK where there are an estimated 40,000 choirs and at least 20,000 instrumental groups including...
Posted on 16 October 2018
Ex Urbe choirs give us a delightful insight on being paired with composer Chloe Knibbs.If you Google ‘find the perfect relationship...
Posted on 11 October 2018
Looking for a way to help protect arts education in schools? You can do this by simply writing a letter. Bacc for the Future, the...
Posted on 9 October 2018
Making Music is delighted to announce that Dr Mark Lawrence has been awarded the national Lady Hilary Groves Prize for his outstanding...
Posted on 3 October 2018
Do you know a young person harbouring a passion for singing?An audition with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britian (NYCGB) could be just...
Posted on 27 September 2018
Composer James Banner offers some initial thoughts following the announcement of his collaborative pairing with member group, Two Rivers Concert...
Posted on 26 September 2018
You start playing football on a Saturday morning in your local park at the age of five, maybe because your dad did, or because that’s what your...
Posted on 24 September 2018
Each year our Adopt a Composer project sets leisure-time choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new piece...