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 23 June 2016
Tuesday 21 June marked the 4th UK Music Day, part of a worldwide tradition of celebrating music making in all its forms. Across the country,...
Posted on 7 June 2016
On Saturday April 16 Journeys was given its premiere performance by CYCO (Chiltern Youth Chamber Orchestra) to a packed church in Chalfont St....
Posted on 7 June 2016
My Ukulele playing hasn't developed much since last time but I have learnt enough to help refine my piece and even join the band, even if only on...
Posted on 6 June 2016
New research by Making Music reveals the varied nature of roles and engagements by amateur music groups of professional musicians. 98% of...
Posted on 27 May 2016
At Making Music we will celebrate Music Day 2016 with three pop-up choirs in Cardiff, Edinburgh and London. Join us on 21 June and let’s get as...
Posted on 26 May 2016
Nominations are now open for the British Composer Awards (BCAs), celebrating the music of composers living and working in the UK. The British...
Posted on 26 May 2016
Yorkshire Music Library’s new home; Norfolk Music Sets Service one year reprieve; Nottingham powering on; and what’s happening in West...
Posted on 25 May 2016
Once a week rehearsal, once a term concert, once a year Christmas ‘special’... Do you ever feel that you need something exciting to liven...
Posted on 25 May 2016
NYMAZ’s Play Far Away Day on Saturday 18 June will see remote spots in North Yorkshire, from prehistoric rocks to heather moorland and rugged...
Posted on 25 May 2016
Following our AGM on 18 June we’ll be holding the presentation concert of this years’ AYCA winners. Every year one of the big challenges...
Posted on 24 May 2016
This summer, ten instrumental member groups will be featured on BBC Radio as part of the Get Playing initiative, celebrating and encouraging amateur...
Posted on 24 May 2016
BBC Music today launched Get Playing, a project that aims to inspire and bring together amateur musicians across the UK, while helping people...

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