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Posted on 26 January 2016
At the Making Music Council meeting in October 2015 a member asked Making Music to facilitate connections abroad. So where can you start? One...
Posted on 26 January 2016
The aim of this microfund is to enable cultural groups to reach out to new participants and volunteers, helping them to grow and be more sustainable...
Posted on 20 January 2016
BBC Music today announces a major initiative, Get Playing, aimed at shining a light on amateur music of all kinds across the nation, and launches a...
Posted on 14 January 2016
This is Lee Westwood, logging in, after my first couple of months as the adopted composer of the East London Community Band. We've been off to a...
Posted on 12 January 2016
The Government consultation on how to implement the English Baccalaureate (EBacc) closes on Friday 29 January 2016. The EBacc proposal means every...
Posted on 11 January 2016
The New Year’s Honours list, as usual, includes a number of musicians, the most prominent of which – David Joseph, Chair and CEO of...
Posted on 11 January 2016
As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month March approaches this March, Get Men Singing are calling for men and boys to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK...
Posted on 7 January 2016
Do you love the idea of digital scores and rich-media choral apps, or does the thought of losing physical scores make your blood boil? Have you say...
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...

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