Post date: Friday, 30 October 2015 - 11:58am

After a first outing in 2015, BBC Music Day returns on Friday 3 June 2016 and they are looking to involve amateur music groups

Post date: Wednesday, 21 October 2015 - 5:51pm
On 26th September I drove to Lincoln to meet the whole of The Lincoln Ukulele Band in their usual rehearsal space and to see and hear them in action. I found the room just as Catherine had said, next to the fish monger section at the back of a large supermarket in a community room.
Post date: Friday, 16 October 2015 - 11:36am

It’s been a great summer for specialist Concert Tours Operator, Rayburn Tours, having helped heaps of choirs, youth ensembles, bands and orchestras travel to exciting destinations, perform in fantastic venues and create memorable tour experiences.

Post date: Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 12:00am

It’s always positive when research for a piece leads down some rather unexpected roads. Before writing for the Thame Chamber Choir, and the associated children’s choir TCC2, I would have thought myself rather unlikely to be delving into 13th Century liturgical chant, or the pronunciation of Middle English.  Yet, here I was, following the learned Dr James Cook of the University of Nottingham/Cambridge University round the library as he pulled hefty tomes from the shelves.

Post date: Friday, 25 September 2015 - 12:26pm

Adopt a Composer 2014, Michael Betteridge with the Cobweb Orchestra.

Post date: Friday, 25 September 2015 - 12:04pm

An update on the Cor World Choir event taking place in Cardiff on Saturday 21 May 2016 and how to register.

Post date: Friday, 25 September 2015 - 11:25am

Making Music presents an exciting opportunity with Brighton Early Music Festival for our members to programme an early music ensemble and receive a substantial subsidy towards their fees

Post date: Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 5:48pm

In his first diary column for Classical Music, roving critic Michael White has mixed feelings as he reacquaints himself with the Albert Hall and goes from the sublime to the riotous during a musical sojourn in the south of France.

Post date: Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 4:48pm

Friday Afternoons is a project to get kids singing on the Friday nearest Britten’s birthday in November. New songs and free resources are provided each year.

Post date: Tuesday, 22 September 2015 - 12:00am

I hope it is not too patronising to call Thame a quintessentially English market town.  Some of it is, after all, quite literally out of scenes from Midsomer Murders.