Digested news with all you need to know about what’s going on in areas affecting amateur music including forthcoming opportunities, campaigns and advocacy, resources, regulatory changes, events and feature stories.

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Posted on 3 January 2020
For the first time, government proposals to overhaul business rates will include rates for grassroots music venues.Among a raft ...
Posted on 17 December 2019
First opened on 1 August, the consultation has now been extended twice and will finally close on 31 December – so there’s still time if...
Posted on 16 December 2019
Dr Daisy Fancourt introduces the first World Health Organisation report on the evidence base for arts and health interventions.For the last 18...
Posted on 29 November 2019
In February 2019, Surrey County Council Cabinet finally agreed that the charity, NewSPAL (New Surrey Performing Arts Library), would be allowed to...
Posted on 5 November 2019
The #ChangeTheTune campaign has taken the first step in formally challenging the legality of charging fees for instrumental tuition in schools.Making...
Posted on 4 November 2019
The OHMI Trust is a UK based charity that works to remove the barriers to music making faced by people with physical disabilities. Rachel Wolffsohn,...
Posted on 28 October 2019
Sŵn Festival co-founder to provide fresh voice for leisure-time music in Wales.Making Music is delighted to announce the appointment of John...
Posted on 7 October 2019
Tommaso Napoli, President of Italy's AIMA (Associazione Italiana Musicisti Amatori), discusses how his organisation is working to...
Posted on 30 September 2019
In September, Making Music hosted a symposium with key figures in the music sector to identify the barriers and needs of adults of all ages,...
Posted on 27 September 2019
PRS for Music, the live performance royalty collection body for music in the UK, is currently consulting on proposed changes and increases to the...
Posted on 11 September 2019
Arts Council England (ACE) is consulting about its next 10-year strategy, due to run from 2020 to 2030. ACE is urging everyone – from...
Posted on 5 March 2019
The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), long at the forefront of lobbying for music (and arts) education in schools, has just launched its new...

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