collaboration

Nicholas Olsen: composer Q&A

Composer Nicholas Olsen answers questions posed to him by Da Capo Alba, the mandolin and guitar orchestra he's been paired with o

'A woman must not desire to compose'

Composer Chloe Knibbs takes us into the fascinating world of Clara Schumann, and the ideas informing her Adopt a Composer collabo

The making of Three Carriages

Composer Nick Olsen offers a unique insight into new music in th

Laura Snowden meets the Chandos Chamber Choir

Jess Griffin, of the Chandos Chamber Choir, relays the group's first impressions after meeting Laura Snowden on our Adopt a Compo

Marketing a mandolin orchestra

Who'd have thought Adopt a Composer projects would end up marketed on Brighton buses?

Top tips for collaborating with other music groups

Collaborations between music groups can be hugely beneficial and a lot of fun for everyone involved. They are exciting projects with lots of challenges and opportunities that can take the enjoyment of being in, and running, a music group to the next level.

Collaboration case study: Opal Flutes and Peckham Rye Sings

Sharon Moloney of member group Opal Flutes explains how teaming up with another group gave them an opportunity to experience repertoire that would otherwise be off-limits.