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Posted on 2 August 2016
The BBC has revealed the five orchestras chosen to be part of the new series All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge, which the broadcaster...
Posted on 1 August 2016
It’s been great to get to know the orchestra personally, and have time to try out several drafts and sections of the piece before finalising...
Posted on 21 July 2016
Nearly 20% of the British population call themselves 'tone deaf', and probably many more would call themselves 'non-singers', holding...
Posted on 21 July 2016
After over 100,000 music makers and supporters signed an official Parliamentary petition asking the Department for Education (DfE) to include...
Posted on 21 July 2016
As part of the Get Playing initiative this summer we partnered with BBC Radio 3's In Tune and Breakfast shows to provide opportunities for...
Posted on 21 July 2016
Health and Wellbeing Month, in August 2016, will include a series of workshops to demonstrate useful skills and practises for musicians' health....
Posted on 24 June 2016
Once again, the Annual General Meeting day included the concert showcasing the newly selected Philip and Dorothy Green Young Concert Artists, now...
Posted on 23 June 2016
Tuesday 21 June marked the 4th UK Music Day, part of a worldwide tradition of celebrating music making in all its forms. Across the country,...
Posted on 7 June 2016
On Saturday April 16 Journeys was given its premiere performance by CYCO (Chiltern Youth Chamber Orchestra) to a packed church in Chalfont St....
Posted on 7 June 2016
My Ukulele playing hasn't developed much since last time but I have learnt enough to help refine my piece and even join the band, even if only on...
Posted on 6 June 2016
New research by Making Music reveals the varied nature of roles and engagements by amateur music groups of professional musicians. 98% of...
Posted on 27 May 2016
At Making Music we will celebrate Music Day 2016 with three pop-up choirs in Cardiff, Edinburgh and London. Join us on 21 June and let’s get as...

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