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A man with a bass violin resting on his shoulder as he annotates sheet music on an iPad.
Posted on 12 June 2023
Corporate member Newzik is a digital sheet music app available on iOS products. The app allows musicians to conveniently store all their sheet music...
Posted on 24 May 2023
Quietly, working in the background, there are services of enormous importance to leisure-time music groups: the organisations supplying sheet music....
Peter and Vivien sitting in the pews inside St Luke's Church, smiling at the camera
Posted on 16 May 2023
Peter Harrison of promoter member group Grayshott Concerts talks to us about the legacy of their group and how it culminated in being one of...
music creator Peter Falconer is standing and conducting the Band of the Surrey Yeomanry, who are seated and playing their instruments
Posted on 2 May 2023
Music creator Peter Falconer describes the beginning of his collaboration with the Band of the Surrey Yeomanry as part of Adopt a Music Creator 2023....
Hands typing on a MacBook laptop, wearing a watch on one hand and a notebook and pen lays underneath that same hand.
Posted on 28 April 2023
Researchers Carol Jacklin-Jarvis and Tot Foster present a webinar discussing their latest research into digitalisation for third sector organisations...
composer leading a workshop by having the brass band players face the walls while playing their instruments
Posted on 25 April 2023
Music creator Robin Fiedler talks about preparing for their workshop with Regent Brass as part of Adopt a Music Creator 2023.This was my first...
logo of long covid support scotland
Posted on 12 April 2023
Pauline Waugh, Chair and co-founder of singing group Cheyne Gang, talks to us about a new free resource for people suffering from long covid.As a...
Learn to Play Day 7 and 8 October 2023 logo
Posted on 5 April 2023
Learn to Play Day is back for another year! The annual event, organised by the Music for All charity, is a UK-wide day for lapsed or new musicians to...
Brighton Early Music Festival logo
Posted on 3 April 2023
We’re delighted to announce a partnership with Brighton Early Music Festival for the newly expanded Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artists...
Posted on 30 March 2023
Charitable organisations are being targeted by scammers. Making Music provides guidance on how you can take protective measures.It’s a sad...
Coins in a glass jar with a seedling growing in it
Posted on 30 March 2023
This month the UK government announced that the Orchestra Tax Relief claim rate will continue to stay at 50% for another two years.Excellent news for...
Yule Songs project logo
Posted on 30 March 2023
Writer Graham Palmer, and composer and Adopt a Music Creator mentor Jenni Pinnock, call on East of England singing groups to take part in...