Photography award

Making Music is delighted to launch its first ever award for best photograph of a leisure-time music group.

The range and breadth of leisure-time music groups across the UK is vast, and each group has its own distinct identity. But what makes your group special, and can you communicate that in one image? It may be an image you already have, or you may want to get creative right now and take a new one. Formal or informal, literal or abstract - there is no right or wrong picture!

UK’s finest young musical talent recognised with prestigious awards

Making Music, the UK’s membership organisation for leisure-time music groups, is delighted to announce the new 2018 Philip

Sir Karl Jenkins presented with prize at world première performance of Symphonic Adiemus

Making Music Executive Director, Barbara Eifler, presented the 2016 Sir Charles Groves Prize to Sir Karl Jenkins at a concert on

Nominate your group for an Epic Award 2018

Entries are now open for groups to nominate themselves for an Epic Award - recognising the skill, innovation and hard work that g

Epic Awards 2016: Nominate now!

Are you involved in a group that is doing something new and interesting? Have you struck up an interesting collaboration, inspired others or solved a problem in your home town?


Some of these, such as the Groves Prizes, recognise lifelong contributions to the musical life of the UK, while the music awards celebrate the music creators, arrangers and innovative new music projects that leisure-time music groups are involved with.