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Ugie Voices rehearse at Petergead Academy, pre-pandemic
Posted on 30 September 2021
Sheila Biegala fills us in on a long-awaited return to in-person activity for Ugie Voices, who can now look forward to more joint rehearsals with...
City of Bristol Brass Band pose in tuxes with their instruments
Posted on 6 August 2021
In a new diary entry for Adopt a Music Creator 2019/20, Laura Shipsey recounts how her composition for City of Bristol Brass Band took a different...
Thank You Day 4 July logo of arms embracing heart, with social hashtag #ThankYouDay
Posted on 14 June 2021
Making Music believes many members will be interested in this great initiative on Sunday 4 July – and it’s very light touch if your...
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra rehearse with Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra on Zoom
Posted on 9 June 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra's Foss Foster ponders the pros and cons of life on Zoom, and how the platform has framed her group's Adopt...
2015: Female flautists perform outdoors during summer Proms in the Park
Posted on 25 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes pens a diary entry for Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21, again pondering how Litha Efthymiou...
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band play an outdoor summer concert, pre-pandemic
Posted on 23 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes fills us in on another thought-provoking Zoom workshop with Litha Efthymiou for Adopt a Music...
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band play Proms in the Park, Ickworth House
Posted on 11 May 2021
Bury St Edmunds Concert Band trombonist Gary Hawkes reflects on introductory sessions with Litha Efthymiou, and how she has got to know the group...
a boy and an older woman holding a tambourine smile during an intergenerational musical meeting
Posted on 23 April 2021
Emily Abbott, programme director for Intergenerational Music Making and Together with Music, outlines the aims of an exciting new project....
MD Dr Richard Bunzl leads Hepton Singers through an in-person rehearsal, pre-pandemic
Posted on 16 April 2021
Hepton Singers' MD Richard Bunzl ponders how Fergus Hall has drawn on the history of Hebden Bridge to inspire their Adopt a Music Creator...
Emma, bass saxophonist for Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra
Posted on 3 April 2021
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra chair Foss Foster outlines Ben Lunn's research on the life of William Thom, the 'Inverury Poet...
Music creator Litha Efthymiou in black and white
Posted on 11 March 2021
Music creator Litha Efthymiou shares her thoughts on her promising partnership with Bury St Edmunds Concert Band, and the influential Christian...
2019: Ugie Voices perform their spring concert, 'Songs from the Shows'
Posted on 11 March 2021
Ugie Voices member Sheila Biegala updates us on her group's music making with Ben Lunn, who has recently dovetailed Venezuelan poetry with...