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collage of all people, all groups and music creators, in adopt a music creator project
Posted on 3 October 2020
Making Music is delighted to announce the participants of the Adopt a Music Creator project, an expanded version of the hugely popular Adopt a...
Posted on 27 August 2020
Our Virtual Concert Series this summer has featured over 60 of our member groups and showcased the variety of music that our members have...
#BringBackMyChoir // #BringBackMyBand hashtags black on white background
Posted on 17 August 2020
Making Music warmly welcomes the update published by DCMS to their performing arts guidance for England on 13 August.While there are still...
Posted on 28 July 2020
Following their second Adopt a Composer workshop, the project with Rob Jones and the Edge Chamber Choir was halted due to the Covid-19 lockdown...
Make Music Day UK logo on orange background surrounded by colourful confetti
Posted on 24 June 2020
The world's biggest grassroots music festival on 21 June went digital this year, lighting up people's homes with music and giving them the...
a closed red theatre curtain
Posted on 22 May 2020
Making Music are thrilled to have launched our new virtual concert series, broadcasting from Tuesday 26 May on our YouTube channel.Our member groups...
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
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 27 February 2020
Eileen Sephton, Music Director of the Sussex Folk Orchestra, tells us about the groups first workshop with their adopted composer, Jonathan...
Posted on 6 February 2020
Susannah Wapshot, Musical Director of Helensburgh Oratorio, reflects on the groups first workshop with composer Aileen Sweeney and the Adopt a...
Posted on 27 November 2019
Members of the City of Bristol Brass Band reflect on the opening stages of their 2019/20 Adopt a Composer collaboration with Laura Shipsey.Adopt...