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Posted on 6 January 2016
It is with great sadness that we report the recent death of Roy Carr, a longstanding supporter of Making Music and previous chair of the Yorkshire...
Posted on 17 December 2015
National Learn To Play Day is back for its fifth successive year on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March 2016. Organised by Music for All, the...
Posted on 17 December 2015
The Snowman, with live music by a full orchestra – it’s a dream Christmas treat for families, and orchestras all over the country (not to...
Posted on 15 December 2015
The Department for Education have announced plans to make a new English Baccalaureate (EBacc) a headline league table for schools, and give it a...
Posted on 15 December 2015
Are you looking for something to help you with running your group, or a particular task such as paying PRS fees or fundraising? On the new website...
Posted on 15 December 2015
After a year of research, consultations, focus groups and much hard work from the teams in Nottingham and Leicester, the pioneering new Nottingham...
Posted on 14 December 2015
Discover Welsh Music is a new online resource developed by Ty Cerdd - Music Centre Wales whose mission is to support, develop and promote the...
Posted on 11 December 2015
Music Education Expo burst onto the scene in 2012 and quickly established itself as the go-to event of the year. It returns on 25 and 26 February...
Posted on 4 December 2015
The Festival of Contemporary Music for All is a celebration of CoMA’s Open Score project, which creates artistically challenging yet...
Posted on 3 December 2015
The high court has quashed regulations, introduced by the government last year, that made it legal for individuals to copy CDs bought for their own...
Posted on 20 November 2015
There has been legislation in place since the 1930s to ensure that children in the performing arts are not exploited and that they are properly...
Posted on 18 November 2015
Reports on singing come thick and fast these days, such as the recent one published by the Royal Society, entitled 'The ice-breaker effect:...

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