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2018: Monmouth Male Voice Choir perform at the Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club in tuxedos
Posted on 16 February 2021
In Côr Meibion Mynwy (Monmouth Male Voice Choir)’s first blog of Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21, music sub-committee chair Peter Watts outlines...
Newcastle-under-Lyme Community Orchestra members meet for an in-person rehearsal before coronavirus restrictions
Posted on 25 January 2021
Thomas Barlow-Coxon, founder and director of Newcastle-under-Lyme Community Orchestra, provides an insight into the early days of his group's...
Library users socialise with a musical backdrop
Posted on 13 January 2021
Alex Peringer updates us on Westminster Music Library's relocation and restructuring over the past year.Westminster Music Library has sadly...
Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra's Zoom rehearsal with music creator Ben Lunn
Posted on 2 December 2020
In our second blog from Adopt a Music Creator 2020/21, Foss Foster of Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra outlines her group's experience of...
London Handel Festival logo
Posted on 25 November 2020
Festival Director Samir Savant unveils exciting online plans for the Handel Festival, and invites you to watch and participate - all you...
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...