opportunities

Celebrate culture at the heart of every community by hosting a Fun Palace!

On the first weekend of October every year, thousands of people in hundreds of locations across the UK create a local Fun Palace.

Why standing still is not an option and a project can be a beautiful thing

All you want to do every Wednesday is turn up and have a good old sing or play through some nice music, and then go home and forg

Try something new at the UK-wide CoMA festival

Come and play or sing or simply listen to some of the new music commissioned over the years by CoMA in a flexible and technically accessible format specifically designed for amateur ensembles.

Performance opportunities at Westminster Music Library

Whether you’re a singer, an instrumentalist or part of an ensemble, WML are happy to consider including you in their events progr

What are you planning for Learn to Play Day?

Learn to Play Day 2016 (12 and 13 March) is run by Music For All, the charity associated with the Music Industry Association – that’s music s

Finding adventures abroad

At the Making Music Council meeting in October 2015 a member asked Making Music to facilitate connections abroad. So where can you start?

Get funding and run a Learn to Play Day with Music For All

Charity Music for All has funding available for community music group projects and also organises the annual Learn to Play Day.

Sing for peace as part of One Day One Choir

Launched in 2014, One Day One Choir is an exciting choral initiative aiming to promote peace and unity through singing together. On 21 September (International Day of Peace) choirs around the globe are invited to hold an event and sing on the theme of peace.

Opportunities to take part

There are lots of national projects, days, weeks, months and initiatives for amateur music groups to get involved in: from National Music Day to Volunteers Week these provide great opportunities to perform and learn, as well as to win awards and recognition for your group's hard work and skills.

Get Involved

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in music making, whether you're looking to find a group to join (or a group to lead), a trombonist for your brass section or an opportunity for your group to take centre stage in a local or national project. Plus, dive into our forum to meet other music lovers to swap tips and advice.