Our Adopt a Composer journey ended in style on 3 October in the fantastic venue, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall’s New Auditorium, where we premiered Nicholas Olsen’s composition, Three Carriages.
The #ChangeTheTune campaign has taken the first step in formally challenging the legality of charging fees for instrumental tuition in schools.
Making Music is supporting lawyer and community musician Ralph Riddough’s campaign, to clarify the lawfulness of fees for musical instrument tuition in Scottish state schools.
The OHMI Trust is a UK based charity that works to remove the barriers to music making faced by people with physical disabilities. Rachel Wolffsohn, General Manager of the Trust, explains how.
Music Teacher introduce their magazine, plus an exclusive deal giving Making Music members a free digital copy of the British Music & Drama Education Yearbook and discounted hard copy.
In these uncertain times for music education, Music Teacher magazine provides an essential meeting point and resource for industry practitioners.
Sŵn Festival co-founder to provide fresh voice for leisure-time music in Wales.
Making Music is delighted to announce the appointment of John Rostron as Wales Manager. While continuing to serve as Chair of the Association of Independent Promoters, Rostron will support Making Music member groups in Wales and undertake campaigning and advocacy for Making Music members and the Welsh leisure-time music community in general.
Barbara Eifler, Making Music Chief Executive, commented:
After the process of Ex Urbe and I exploring the life and music of Clara Schumann, which has led to ongoing discussions and interpretations of her diary entries and life over the past year, my Adopt A Composer work, Clara, is now complete.
In rural Wales, music clubs play a huge part in maintaining live music locally. In 2018/19, Rhyl Music Club launched an ambitious and highly successful Beethoven in Wales concert series - featuring all ten of Beethoven’s violin sonatas.
Tommaso Napoli, President of Italy's AIMA (Associazione Italiana Musicisti Amatori), discusses how his organisation is working to overcome the challenges facing musicians who want to play for pleasure.
‘Conservatori’ – music academies –were born in Italy in the 17th century as institutes dedicated to orphans. Teaching music was seen as a way of helping the marginalised.