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Webinar recording: What does the latest Covid medical evidence mean for music groups?

In this recording of our guest speaker webinar (original event 18 June 2021), we look at the latest medical evidence around Covid-19 and what it means for music groups.

We welcome Professor Jackie Cassell (back by popular demand), public health specialist and amateur musician.

Topics covered include: 

  • how and why the pandemic might end
  • the science on new variants
  • vaccines

Webinar recording: Online rehearsals and getting the most out of technology

In this recording of our guest speaker webinar (original event 19 March 2021), we explored how to make sure you're getting the most out of technology during online rehearsals.

We welcomed David Lake (member of a Making Music group, researcher at the University of Surrey, an Engineering Technologist in the CTO group at Dell Technologies and a contributor to the Internet Engineering Task Force, the standards body of the internet), Robin Simpson (member of the Northampton Symphony Orchestra) and Leon Gower (digital producer for Making Music).

Webinar recording: Everyone welcome?: access and inclusion solutions for groups and events

In this recording of our guest speaker webinar (original event 19 February 2021), Vick Bain (Interim Director of Strategy at Attitude is Everything) and Rebecca Di Rollo (Drake Music Scotland) discuss creating and running accessible and inclusive music events.  

Webinar recording: Covid-19: what does the medical evidence mean for your group?

In this recording of our guest speaker webinar (original event 22 January 2021) Professor Jackie Cassell, a public health specialist from the Brighton and Sussex Medical School, dicusses what the medical evidence around Covid-19 means for music groups.  

Jackie, also an amateur violinist and choir singer, has a particular interest in and understanding of what the Covid-19 pandemic means for leisure-time music activity and talks about 'the science' in an accessible way.

Making Music Virtual Christmas Concert

This year has been tough for leisure-time music groups, but our members have continued to meet virtually and make music together against all odds.

Our Virtual Concert Series, featuring member groups playing and singing the music they love, has brought a shining light to Tuesday evenings, and we're thrilled to now apply this collective spirit to a joyful, virtual Christmas concert celebration!

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Video guide: Video editing for virtual performances

It's one of the most well-known pieces of editing software, but how exactly do you use Shotcut? In this easy-to-follow video guide you'll see the main features in action as we walk through the full process of editing a virtual performance using the free software

Webinar recording: Livestreaming solutions for rehearsing and performing

With socially-distanced rehearsals and performances set to continue for some time, livestreaming is an alternative option that can help you reach as many people as possible. In this webinar, we take a look at the process of livestreaming, talk through the different technology, platforms and software available, and discuss how to get the most from the experience.

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Webinar recording: Video editing for virtual performances

Many leisure-time music groups have thought about creating a virtual performance for their members to take part in, but are unsure where to start or are unfamiliar with the software. In this webinar, we take a look at the process of editing the video, and demonstrate some of the software available.

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Webinar recording: Audio mixing for virtual performances

Many leisure-time music groups have thought about creating a virtual performance for their members to take part in, but are unsure where to start or are unfamiliar with the software. In this webinar, we take a look at the process of mixing audio files and demonstrate some of the software available.

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Video guide: How to use Audacity to mix a virtual performance

It's one of the most well-known pieces of audio editing software, but how exactly do you use Audacity? In this easy-to-follow video guide you'll see the main features in action as we walk through the full process of editing, mixing and exporting a virtual performance using the free software.