Creative Lives Awards 2022 now open for entries!

The Creative Lives Awards, formerly known as the Epic Awards, is back again!

Who is your favourite music group hero?

The Group Hero Award is back for another year to recognise individuals or groups who have gone above and beyond for their music g

Making Music award winners: scores for rehearsal and performance

Making Music is proud to champion and celebrate leisure-time music groups and all those who work with them. We present annual awards for best music creator and best music arranger, who are nominated by Making Music member groups they have worked with. Some of the music creators and arrangers have agreed to share their work for performance with other leisure-time music groups.

Enter the Creative Lives Awards

The Creative Lives Awards - formerly the Epic Awards - are an annual celebration of the achievements of voluntary and community-l

Making Music announces shortlist for new awards

Making Music’s awards celebrate leisure-time music groups and their activity, and the often unrecognised talent

Music awards

The leisure-time music sector is dependent on talent that often goes unrecognised, so Making Music's awards aim to change that by celebrating music creators, arrangers and innovative new projects.

Members of Making Music can nominate music creators and arrangers that they have worked with, or submit details of an innovative project which their group has created during the course of 2023. As part of the evidence you provide, we welcome recordings of both in-person and virtual performances.

Volunteer awarded prize by Making Music President Debbie Wiseman OBE

Making Music, the UK’s leading organisation that supports and champions leisure-time music, is delighted to anno