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Posted on 22 September 2016
All registered charities with an income of more than £10,000 and all Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) have to submit an annual...
Posted on 12 September 2016
Each year our Adopt a Composer scheme sets amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new piece together....
Posted on 10 September 2016
The BBC has announced that over 1,200 amateur musicians were part of the Last Night of the Proms celebrations, after joining the digital Virtual...
Posted on 8 September 2016
Peace Day is coming soon and One Day One Choir are aiming for a million voices, singing around the world for unity and peace on Sept 21. One song is...
Posted on 19 August 2016
Corporate members Rayburn Tours review the Choir Of The Year competition so far With 9 audition days hosted across the UK and over 150 choirs...
Posted on 17 August 2016
The UK may be heading for Brexit, but a new non-profit songbook aims to showcase both the individual national identity and shared heritage of...
Posted on 9 August 2016
Musicians looking for a next step after grade 8 that doesn't involve sight-reading, scales and aural tests may be excited to hear about the new...
Posted on 2 August 2016
BBC Radio 3's popular Meet my Choir segment returns this September and they are looking for new choirs to feature. UPDATE (27/02/17): The BBC is...
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...

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