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three green disposable face masks
Posted on 16 October 2020
One choir member shares their view on face coverings in choral settingsIn praise of face masks? Oh yes, you read that right, even if you may find it...
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 1 October 2020
Promote your family-friendly events to a wider audience with the help of Family ArtsFunded by Arts Council England and the Esmée...
Posted on 28 September 2020
Jade Rowlett, of Corporate Member Rayburn Tours, introduces a variety of new UK music tours for adult and youth groups, all...
seated choir have a socially distanced rehearsal in green space outdoors
Posted on 23 September 2020
Following changes to the rules governing social interaction in all the nations of the UK, confusion arose as to their application to leisure-time...
Posted on 22 September 2020
As charities face an unprecedented drop in income caused by the COVID-19 crisis, Making Music has added their name to the growing list of supporters...
Yellow instruments on blue background in circle around text saying 'European Orchestra Federation'
Posted on 22 September 2020
Making Music is delighted to have joined the European Orchestra Federation. The European Orchestra Federation (EOFed) was founded in May 2009 by the...
Posted on 21 September 2020
New Corporate Supporter Function Central is a London-based music agency offering live bands, musicians and DJs for hire for weddings, parties and...
swing band rehearse with social distancing outdoors
Posted on 17 September 2020
Today, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) confirmed that: ‘from 14 September non-professional performing arts...
choir rehearses outdoors in green space with social distancing measures
Posted on 16 September 2020
Following the announcement by the UK government last week, Making Music were told originally by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS)...
Posted on 8 September 2020
The inaugural Making Music Awards took place on Tuesday 8 September 2020, following the 85th Annual General Meeting of the National...
Posted on 4 September 2020
Making Music is delighted to announce that Vilma Weaver, Musical Director and Conductor of Coventry’s Ashira Singers, has been awarded the Lady...