Music awards

The leisure-time music sector is thriving with talent and creativity that can often go unrecognised. This year, Making Music is delighted to be expanding its awards to include music creators, arrangers and group projects.

Excellence Awards for Music Libraries 2019

Every three years IAML (UK & Irl) invites nominations for its two Excellence Awards – the Excellence Award for Music Librarie

Making Music celebrates young musical talent with prestigious award

Making Music, the UK’s largest membership organisation for leisure-time music groups, is delighted to announce the new 201

Clare Edwards awarded 2017 Lady Hilary Groves Prize

Dorothy Wilson, Chair of Making Music, presented Clare Edwards with the Lady Hilary Groves Prize for 2017 at a concert this Satur

Meet the 2016 AYCA winners

The winners can be engaged by Making Music's 3000+ members - music clubs, amateur choirs and orchestras - at fixed fees and s

New Year Honours to celebrate

The New Year’s Honours list, as usual, includes a number of musicians, the most prominent of which – David Joseph, Chair and CEO of Universal Music; pianist Radu Lupu; conductor Steuart Bedford; violinist Alina Ibragimova; composer Damon Albarn – have received much press coverage already. So let us turn to the less well-known.

Make your nomination for the 2016 Music Libraries Award

Want to sing the praises of YOUR music library or music library staff, but don’t quite know how?  Well, IAML (UK & Irland), t

President's Award

The President’s Award recognises the achievements of those who volunteer for Making Music. Nominations are considered each July and announced annually at Making Music's Council Meeting.

Throughout the years, many individuals from all walks of life volunteer for Making Music, giving up their time and energies to help us run the organisation. The President's Award was launched early in 2010 in recognition of their exceptional service.

Nominations are invited from both staff and board members.