Recording audio at home

This step-by-step guide will help you achieve great results with everyday equipment to record your voice or instrument

1. Choose your location

This will have a huge impact on your recording's quality and it's worth considering...

Making Music Virtual Concert Series

Our first ever concert series is being broadcast every fortnight throughout the summer on our YouTube channel.

Our member groups are not able to play or sing together in person at the moment, but many have been busy meeting up and making music together online from their homes. Now we are bringing these performances together and giving them a virtual platform so that audiences can experience and enjoy the wonderful variety of leisure-time music being created all across the UK.


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Member videos: Thank you NHS and key workers

From rainbow drawings in windows to clapping and pot bashing on Thursdays, the public support shown towards our NHS and key worke

Blog: Havin' a blow and a laugh, week three

As her brass band soldiers on virtually, Making Music CEO, Barbara Eifler, reminds us that there are many people who still haven'

Interview: How to make an orchestral community online

Orchestra founder and manager Adrian Bullock tells us how Making Music member group, the

Blog: Havin' a blow and a laugh, week two

Week two of the lockdown saw a new challenge for our Chief Executive, Barbara Eifler, and members of her brass band.

Blog: Havin’ a blow and a laugh

Making Music's Chief Executive, Barbara Eifler, reflects on her first week of brass banding the digital way.

Coronavirus impact survey

Making Music’s member survey took place just before the lockdown and reveals aggregate losses of £8.8m across our music groups.