Digested news with all you need to know about what’s going on in areas affecting amateur music including forthcoming opportunities, campaigns and advocacy, resources, regulatory changes, events and feature stories.

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Posted on 3 February 2017
Last year we made contact with Fedioram, the newly-formed Italian federation of amateur orchestras, and they are very keen to make connections with...
Posted on 30 January 2017
Auditions for a new BBC One series will take place this February and the producers are asking for vocal groups of all genres to apply to take part....
Posted on 26 January 2017
The child licensing system – regulating the permissions needed when young people under the age of 16 take part in a performance – was...
Posted on 25 January 2017
Give a Gig is the flagship fundraising initiative for Youth Music, the national charity investing in music-making projects for children and young...
Posted on 25 January 2017
The Music and Drama Education Expo returns for its fifth year on 9 and 10 February at London’s Olympia. It’s free to attend and you can...
Posted on 25 January 2017
Somme100FILM tour is going from strength to strength, with audiences across the UK (and overseas) enjoying the rare opportunity to see orchestras...
Posted on 23 January 2017
We're delighted to announce that the 2015/16 Adopt a Composer premières will be broadcast each night this week on BBC Radio 3.  What time...
Posted on 17 January 2017
The PDGYA awards have helped kick start the careers of artists including Steven Isserlis, Elizabeth Watts and Thomas Gould, by providing up-and-...
Posted on 16 January 2017
My search for inspiration started at Dyffryn House and Gardens which is where the piece will be performed. I had “whizzed” around...
Posted on 16 January 2017
It has been a long and rewarding project with the Lincoln Ukulele Band as part of the 2015-16 Adopt a Composer scheme. I’ve got a lot out of...
Posted on 13 January 2017
Founded in 1998 with the aim of developing the next generation of chamber music lovers and players, the charity CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust exists...
Posted on 23 December 2016
Save the date! The Contemporary Music for All Festival returns on 3 and 4 March 2018 and will take place in all four nations of the UK and at least...

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