Video guidance for using your Making Music Platform

This page forms part of the Making Music Platform help guides for existing users of the Service. On this page you will be able to view video guidance to help you use a range of functions and aspects of your Platform. The video guidance below should be used alongside the written help guides. 

All of the Making Music Platform help guides and latest Platform News can be found on the MM Platform Service Hub page.

On this video guidance page you will find the following videos:

  • MMP Settings and Admin Features - Recorded 1 June 2023
  • Managing people in the MMP - Recorded 20 February 2024
  • Managing events in the MMP - Recorded 30 April 2024


Webinar recording: MMP Settings and Admin Features

This webinar was recorded on 1 June 2023 and covers the following features:

  • Permission Levels: Setting permission levels for members & pages, and how they correlate
  • Website Pages vs Navigation Links: How to build pages and place them in menus
  • Website Setup and Configuration: All your Platform's settings in one place
  • Admin Dashboard: All the tools an administrator needs, and how they are categorised



Webinar recording: Managing people in the MMP

This webinar was recorded on 20 February 2024 and covers the following features:

  • Introduction to the Member Database
  • Member Groupings: How to create subsets of your members
  • Managing ensembles: Adding and editing ensembles
  • Positions: Creating positions e.g. Treasurer/event manager
  • Committees & Teams: Creating teams of people within the Platform
  • Logins: How to make and send out login information for your users
  • Member Audits: Collecting additional information about your members and creating polls 




Webinar recording: Managing Events in the MMP

This webinar was recorded on 30 April 2024 and covers the following features:

  • Creating and updating events: Where to access events listings, add events and create regular venues
  • How to add a file to an event, email the event to members and create re-occurring events
  • Creating programmes for events: Creating a programme from scratch (how an event will be structured) and creating template programmes to use as a base for future events
  • Attendance and Availability tracking: How to track attendance and availability for events
  • Ticketing: Creating and tracking tickets to be sold for events. printing tickets and asking checkout questions
  • Productions: Creating a collection of concerts or events
  • Riser stacks: Attaching a stage layout of where your members will sit or stand for events




We hope you find this Making Music resource useful. If you have any comments or suggestions about the guidance please contact us. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the content of this guidance is accurate and up to date, Making Music do not warrant, nor accept any liability or responsibility for the completeness or accuracy of the content, or for any loss which may arise from reliance on the information contained in it.