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Post date: Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 3:35pm

Raise your voices in song to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. The new project for choirs, communities and schools includes two new songs for the nation to sing on 6 June 2019 to commenmorate D-Day.

Post date: Monday, 11 March 2019 - 11:35am

Thrilled to announce the Sir Charles Groves Prize, awarded by Making Music for outstanding contribution to the musical life of communities in 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. 

Post date: Thursday, 7 March 2019 - 10:34am

Composer Robert Laidlow looks to puzzles and film editing for inspiration on his collaborative piece with the Southampton Concert Wind Band (SCWB) as part of our Adopt a Composer project.

Post date: Tuesday, 5 March 2019 - 10:59am

The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), long at the forefront of lobbying for music (and arts) education in schools, has just launched its new report, Music Education: State of the Nation, at the All Parliamentary Party Group for Music Education, for which it provides the secretariat.

Post date: Monday, 4 March 2019 - 11:56am

In association with the Making Music Together exhibition, take part in a free instrumental workshop at Barbican Music Library, London, on Saturday 9 March. Spaces are limited so please book now to secure your place.

Post date: Wednesday, 20 February 2019 - 5:11pm

The Sokol Piano Academy is a renowned private institution specialising in individual piano lessons in London for students of all ages and levels.

Post date: Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 3:01pm

With a performance or event looming it’s easy to forget the importance of taking the time to brand the event itself. If your audience is having a good time, you want them to associate that joy and happiness with your group. Not only are they more likely to go away and say good things about you to others, they’re going to show up again – and possibly bring other people.

1. Pick a consistent brand 

Post date: Thursday, 14 February 2019 - 12:37pm

The Sitar Music Society launches the first ever International Sitar Festival in the UK taking place in March 2019 at venues in London, the Midlands and the North.  

Post date: Saturday, 9 February 2019 - 12:09pm

Make Music Day is an annual, international celebration of music on 21 June, currently held in 120 countries and 750 cities. Here in the UK we (and 30+ other organisations) hope to make it even bigger and better this year – with your help!

It's a fantastic opportunity to celebrate your musical activity, showcase it to potential new members and audiences and make new connections in your community.

You'll find full details on how you can get involved on the Make Music Day UK website, but here are some quick examples of what you could do:

Post date: Thursday, 7 February 2019 - 5:28pm

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