Surrey County Council are consulting on the future of the very large and locally as well as nationally significant Surrey Performing Arts Library, with one of the options total closure. The deadline for responses is 17 September.
Some of the world’s leading operatic stars will share the stage with exciting new talent at Cadogan Hall on Sunday 17 September 2017, 6.00pm, in the Grenfell Tower Benefit Concert, a gala of opera, song and choral music presented by Petroc Trelawny.
The event includes:
We're delighted to announce that composer Jenni Pinnock, herself an Adopt a Composer alumna, will be joining our three current mentors this year to mentor one of the 7 pairings
Since its inception 10 years ago, Creative United's 'Take it away' scheme has helped over 80,000 children and young people in England and Northern Ireland have access to musical instruments through £60M in loans. Now the scheme has been broadened to help even more budding musicians.
There have been some substantial changes announced to the scheme with the new partnership with Omni Capital Retail Finance, including:
St Sepulchre’s in the City of London is known as the National Musicians' Church. Until now, it has, like many other churches, hosted rehearsals and performances of music groups which hire the space.
This September, the Henry Watson Music Library and Making Music are joining forces for a day of library-based learning in Manchester.
The day – Thursday 14 September – is split into two parts:
1pm - 4.30pm: Success with Music Inter-library Loans (presented by the Henry Watson Library)
Cost: £45 (concessions £20)
On the first weekend of October every year, thousands of people in hundreds of locations across the UK create a local Fun Palace. Why not join in with your group?
'Fun Palaces' are events made by local people for their own communities, bringing together activities in the arts and sciences, crafts, tech and digital. Free and fun, last year over 124,000 people took part in the space of one weekend.
Xenia Davies, Youth Engagement Manager
Green grass, flocks of sheep, one corner shop and two buses a day – whether that sounds idyllic or like hell on earth, it was the reality of the first 18 years of my life and I loved it, mostly. But is music really less accessible in the countryside?
Once again I was privileged to be able to attend the presentation concert of our new Young Artists, available now for engagements with members with a substantial subsidy, thanks to the Philip & Dorothy Green Music Trust, for the next two years.