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Posted on 12 October 2016
We were delighted that Rosie could join us so soon for an orientation visit at the end of September. In a full programme we visited three possible...
Posted on 11 October 2016
So I have recently been selected as the Adopt a Composer Scottish Pairing for 2016-17, working with the Strathendrick Singers on creating a new work...
Posted on 11 October 2016
They say that Scotland’s a small country, and the adage was – perhaps – proved true at the launch of the Adopt a Composer Scheme...
Posted on 10 October 2016
Brighton Early Music Festival (BREMF) run Early Music Live - a nine month training scheme and performance platform programme for exceptional early...
Posted on 6 October 2016
When I found out that I had been paired with the Glasgow School of Art Choir I was really excited by the many prospects and possibilities that the...
Posted on 6 October 2016
During the Autumn of 1936, Oswald Moseley led the British Union of Fascists on a march through the streets of East London, in what was seen by many...
Posted on 4 October 2016
Making Music is delighted to announce Lila Hallett as the recipient of its Lady Hilary Groves Prize for 2016. Awarded to one individual in the UK...
Posted on 27 September 2016
It always surprises me how quickly a piece can become external to its composer.  What had before been an ongoing process, an open book, becomes...
Posted on 22 September 2016
All registered charities with an income of more than £10,000 and all Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs) have to submit an annual...
Posted on 12 September 2016
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 10 September 2016
The BBC has announced that over 1,200 amateur musicians were part of the Last Night of the Proms celebrations, after joining the digital Virtual...
Posted on 8 September 2016
Peace Day is coming soon and One Day One Choir are aiming for a million voices, singing around the world for unity and peace on Sept 21. One song is...

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