opportunities

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 2019 winners o

The latest lineup for Adopt a Composer promises exciting new music

Folk, jazz and mandolin players among music groups and composers chosen to collaborate for Adopt a Composer

New Fund: Creative Civic Change

Creative Civic Change has launched a new programme to enable people to use arts and creativity to make positive changes in their

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

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