opportunities

New grants available for cultural projects in every London borough

The Mayor of London wants to see more local arts and culture activities created and put on by local people in London, so the Grea

Make Music Day made it bigger this year!

Make Music Day UK took place on Thursday 21 June and generated over 500 free public music performances from the Isle of Wight to

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.

Making connections

Executive Director Barbara Eifler reflects on how – despite borders on a map – leisure-time music groups in different countries f

Play under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle

The Berlin Philharmonic is looking for 100 leisure-time musicians to perform Johannes Brahms’s First Symphony on 21 May 2018 as p

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?