Selected Artists Guide

The Making Music Selected Artists Panel, made up of member promoter groups, selects a number of established professional musicians and ensembles to be included in Making Music's annual Selected Artists Guide.

The Selected Artists Guide makes booking professional artists affordable for leisure-time music groups and promoters - Making Music members can book the listed artists at a subsidised fee. In turn, the artists gain exposure and more opportunities for bookings.

The guide includes the Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artist (PDGYA) award winners who are available for booking at special rates, as well as specially selected graduates of the National Youth Council of Great Britain Fellowship Programme and composers for commission from the Adopt a Composer project.

Many of the artists listed are available to book for livestreamed or pre-recorded digital performances online, as well as in person. Making Music promoter member groups can apply for new Livestreaming Subsidy to help with this.

The artists in the current guide (2020) are available to book until 1 March 2022, when the guide will be replaced with the new, online Recommended Artists Guide.

To download a PDF copy and find out more, hover over the Selected Artists window below and select the 'download PDF'  symbol in the top lefthand corner.


Download past editions of the Selected Artists Guide

Download the 2019 Guide Download the 2018 Guide

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