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 37 - 48 of 288 results
Posted on 14 November 2017
I've rounded off the past year with an absolute treat of a concert with KEMS Concert Band. We've experimented with new instrumental effects...
Posted on 13 November 2017
Tuesday 7 November saw the much-anticipated first meeting with our Adopt a Composer Gaynor Barradell. I, for one, had been looking forward to it...
Posted on 19 October 2017
Much about place-making is intangible. You, the groups making and presenting music in your local communities, week in, week out, and your fellow...
Posted on 19 October 2017
The online consultation by Surrey County Council closed on 1 October, receiving an astonishing number of over 1500 online and 220 offline submissions...
Posted on 18 October 2017
A fantastic start to the project so far. After a great day in London for the big announcement of the pairings, we have set to work getting to know...
Posted on 18 October 2017
The Radio 3 Breakfast Carol Competition has returned for 2017, with amateur composers challenged to write a new carol for SATB choir set to the words...
Posted on 13 October 2017
How many carol recordings will be selected? Five carols will be selected for broadcast by Classic FM from those submitted to us. Only choirs? No,...
Posted on 2 October 2017
It's been hard keeping our successful application to Adopt a Composer a secret since we got the great news on 16 August… And at last we...
Posted on 2 October 2017
I first heard about ‘Adopt A Composer’ as an anxious teenager who had absolutely no idea how to realise my ambitions; the name fell into...
Posted on 2 October 2017
Making Music Executive Director, Barbara Eifler, presented the 2016 Sir Charles Groves Prize to Sir Karl Jenkins at a concert on Friday featuring...
Posted on 30 September 2017
Each year our Adopt a Composer scheme sets amateur choirs, orchestras and ensembles up with composers for a year to produce a new piece together....
Posted on 29 September 2017
The Royal Shakespeare Company is looking for four choirs from the Midlands area to be part of an event to mark the Twelfth Night of Christmas on...

Latest tweets

RT : Please RT so we can reunite this violin with its owner! The violin and ABRSM Violin Exam Pieces books were left on… https://t.co/ZbT5AYNiDK
15 min 26 sec ago
RT : Lunch break at the Manchester - everyone so lively and inspired! https://t.co/4Bp6MHA8NC
53 min 45 sec ago
FREE event for your diary: 'Making local connections' 28 Apr in Milton Keynes. We'll discuss how to find, get in to… https://t.co/LVyeNiuZfU
3 hours 35 min ago
Vacancy: is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic with excellent credentia… https://t.co/QYWNk8XfhA
5 hours 28 min ago
RT : Did you hear us on last night, on ? played an extract of the world… https://t.co/TIvb9355BO
6 hours 2 min ago