News

Post date: Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 12:00am

What changes introduced recently by the Charity Commission will affect amateur music groups: SORPs, annual returns and more.

Post date: Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 12:00am

We are delighted to tell you that our commission of a new choral work from one of the most popular composers of choral music, Jonathan Dove, funded by the Nicholas Berwin Charitable Trust, will be available for programming by Making Music members in the 2015-8 seasons.

Post date: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - 12:00am

S4C have announced Côr Cymru 2015 - the competition with a first prize of £4,000. Wales boasts a long tradition of fine choral singing, and this competition aims to raise the standard even further.

Post date: Tuesday, 16 September 2014 - 12:00am

Is your choir looking for a new choral director, or do you know someone wanting to develop their choral leadership skills? abcd (the Association of British Choral Directors) can help.

Post date: Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 12:00am

Audience development is all about going beyond your dedicated fan base of friends and family members, and publicising your concerts to the wider public. One of the best ways to do this is through media relations, as of course your local newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations all have readily available networks of readers and viewers. The question is, how do you turn next month’s concert into this week’s news?

Post date: Monday, 16 June 2014 - 12:00am

A lot of members already make use of the information and advice available on our website and I am sure a lot of you are also aware of our insurance, PRS and DBS services. So in this blog I want to highlight a service you might not be aware of – Making Music Mix – and mention a new related service we have in the pipeline.

Post date: Monday, 14 April 2014 - 12:00am

Barbara Eifler reflects on a meeting with former Chairman Jo Churchill OBE.