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Posted on 2 April 2020
Week two of the lockdown saw a new challenge for our Chief Executive, Barbara Eifler, and members of her brass band. Here's how...
Posted on 27 March 2020
Making Music's Chief Executive, Barbara Eifler, reflects on her first week of brass banding the digital way.Like all leisure-...
Posted on 27 March 2020
Making Music’s member survey took place just before the lockdown and reveals aggregate losses of £8.8m across our music groups.24% of...
Posted on 24 March 2020
The international celebration of music, Make Music Day, has set up a number of online initiatives to connect everyone through music on 21 June.Unlike...
Posted on 23 March 2020
Clare Edwards, Musical Director of Notorious Choir, tells us about the successes and challenges of the group's first online...
Posted on 18 March 2020
In light of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK, Making Music has been considering how best to support staff and members in these unsettling times....
Posted on 13 March 2020
Jonathan Wells, Chair of Haslingfield Choir, tells us about the choir's latest Adopt a Composer workshop with Alex Paxton.After...
Posted on 9 March 2020
Claire Victoria Roberts shares an insight into her first Adopt a Composer workshop with the Camden Symphony Orchestra.I was thrilled when...
Posted on 3 March 2020
With the film Military Wives out in cinemas this week, we celebrate the military wives choirs phenomenon that started out in Yorkshire with a Making...
Posted on 3 March 2020
Rob Jones reflects on the early challenges and rewards of writing his new Adopt a Composer piece for The Edge Chamber Choir.The past few months...
Posted on 28 February 2020
When published in 2011, the National Plan for Music Education (NPME)  was revolutionary – no other art form has a national plan, and none...
Posted on 27 February 2020
Eileen Sephton, Music Director of the Sussex Folk Orchestra, tells us about the groups first workshop with their adopted composer, Jonathan...