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Posted on 24 May 2018
Judy usually plays Bb Clarinet with the Edinburgh Concert Band, but when the chance to try her hand as a percussionist arose as part of their...
Posted on 23 May 2018
At Rockschool, our ethos has always been to empower musicians and help them achieve their aims, whether they’re applying for university,...
Posted on 22 May 2018
Peter Yarde Martin reflects on his involvement on the Adopt a Composer scheme, and looks forward to what comes next.With the first performance...
Posted on 17 May 2018
Many of our member groups perform concerts several times a year. Some of these groups have dedicated and enthusiastic writers who spend their time...
Posted on 10 May 2018
When I came to Dartington three years ago I knew I was going to teach and perform, but I had no idea how it was all going to work. The next thing I...
Posted on 10 May 2018
Bands For Hire is a UK based music agency with a passion for exceptional musicianship and vocal ability. Founder Adam Mezzatesta began life...
Posted on 3 May 2018
With only days until the first performance of ‘Starsong and Nocturne’, and the culmination of my adoption by Bellfolk Handbell Ringers,...
Posted on 3 May 2018
We know members are passionate about music education for under-18s and as life-long learners themselves are aware of the benefits of music (...
Posted on 30 April 2018
We know that for most groups, budget is a key element in the choice of tour destination. Finding the right destination, which will excite and inspire...
Posted on 27 April 2018
The government’s Taking Part survey may have its flaws, but it does give us some significant – and useful – statistics on leisure-...
Posted on 27 April 2018
Bristol’s collection of over 1,200 music sets and scores will stay in the city after an agreement was reached between Bristol Music Trust and...
Posted on 26 April 2018
I’m proud to introduce nkoda - the industry-transforming subscription service for sheet music. We provide the world’s largest digital...

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