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.

Displaying 25 - 36 of 212 results
Posted on 22 February 2017
The UK Choir Festival returns this year, promising workshops and collaborative performances for vocal groups of all kinds and abilities. Making Music...
Posted on 22 February 2017
Voices Now’s survey of singing groups in the UK is well under way and has gained a lot of traction, from choir organisations to academic...
Posted on 22 February 2017
Get Creative Weekend returns bigger and better for 2017 with even more people across Britain set to take part in three days of good old fashioned...
Posted on 17 February 2017
Opening the score of a new commission for the first time is rather like opening a surprise gift from a distant relation. You don’t know much...
Posted on 14 February 2017
We're delighted to announce that Nottingham Performing Arts Library Service (NPALS)'s re-vamped, online sheet music hire service has bagged...
Posted on 7 February 2017
Having met the GSA Choir at a few rehearsals (and social occasions), it was time to try out some ideas with them in a practical workshop. We set...
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...

Latest tweets

Study: music enhances the lives of children, developing character, confidence, competence, caring and connection -… https://t.co/BPZz4CqMe0
33 min 57 sec ago
Venues across the UK are looking for people like you to perform, on your own or with your band, choir or orchestra… https://t.co/pbwlYhkZTn
9 hours 57 min ago
Meet the winners of our Young Artists awards. Want to see them perform? Join us on 25 June at in London… https://t.co/IPte91i1Wm
1 day 1 hour ago
We'll be at Eastbourne Library next Saturday to share top tips for social media with music groups. Book now at… https://t.co/Q58K9hkGMR
1 day 10 hours ago
Don't apologise for classical music's complexity – that's its strength, writes Alan Davey of -… https://t.co/dgiQwthGqn
2 days 3 hours ago