Making Music is thrilled to announce that one of the UK’s most successful music ambassadors has been appointed as its first female President.
Throughout the last 20 years, there are probably few people in the UK who have not heard a theme from composer and conductor Debbie Wiseman. She has gifted film and television productions with iconic music, from Edie and Wolf Hall to The Andrew Marr Show and Stephen Fry in America, plus many more.
The Surrey Performing Arts Library is being transferred to charity NewSPAL – which is now recruiting for a Transition Project Manager.
At its Cabinet meeting on 26 February Surrey County Council gave the go ahead for NewSPAL, the user-led charity set up in 2018, to take on the management of their performing arts collection.
This means a successful conclusion to 18 months of campaigning with thousands of users across Surrey and beyond involved to make it happen.
Da Capo Alba Guitar and Mandolin orchestra celebrated its 20th anniversary in January this year – certainly a momentous occasion and testament to the vision and energy of our director, Barbara Pommerenke-Steel, ably supported by her husband Ian.
Raise your voices in song to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day on 6 June 2019. The new project for choirs, communities and schools includes two new songs for the nation to sing.
We are thrilled to announce the Sir Charles Groves Prize, awarded by Making Music for outstanding contribution to the musical life of the UK, was presented to Creative United’s ‘Take it away’ scheme, an initiative designed to make it easier and more affordable for people to buy musical instruments of all kinds.