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Posted on 25 June 2015
A recent HMRC change to how VAT is applied to room hire has been brought to our attention. Previously VAT had been exempt on the room hire itself....
Posted on 23 June 2015
The 30th convention of the Association of British Choral Directors (abcd) takes place 28 - 30 August 2015 at the Royal Northern College of Music in...
Posted on 12 June 2015
I visited two of them recently, and what different stories they had – but both worth you taking note of as they can be useful for your group,...
Posted on 10 June 2015
Taking place from 18 to 25 July, the 2015 Welsh Proms will include performances from: Philharmonia Orchestra Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra...
Posted on 21 May 2015
There are 4 songs within the cycle – all very contrasting, but all connected with ‘women’ in some way. The first song is a setting...
Posted on 21 May 2015
Commissioning and performing new music is vital in keeping the voluntary music community thriving. It brings enthusiasm and energy to groups, offers...
Posted on 14 May 2015
Our first meeting, where each of my fellow composers were assigned an adoptive ensemble, had been in September. With cheeks rosy from the summer'...
Posted on 7 May 2015
This year around 4,000 performers from across the globe will be performing, with as many as 50,000 predicted visitors will converge on Llangollen...
Posted on 4 May 2015
The winners can be engaged by Making Music's 3000+ members - music clubs, amateur choirs and orchestras - at fixed fees and substantial subsidies...
Posted on 23 April 2015
We have a new model constitution and a brand new trustee handbook to go alongside it that you can now use. Both have been developed with the...
Posted on 16 April 2015
Would you like to try your hand at percussion? The Southbank Centre is offering Gamelan taster days and courses for all abilities starting in April...
Posted on 2 April 2015
From the start it has included talks by ministers, policy makers and funders, practical workshops, product demonstrations, panel discussions and...

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