James Banner on Adopt a Composer

Composer James Banner offers in depth reflections on collaboration as he meets with Two Rivers Concert Band for the Adopt a Compo

Marketing a mandolin orchestra

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

Sir Karl Jenkins presented with prize at world première performance of Symphonic Adiemus

Barbara Eifler (Executive Director of Making Music) presented the 2016 Sir Charles Groves Prize to Sir Karl Jenkins

Jonathan Dove’s new piece for amateur choirs premières

A commission takes time to come to fruition, and so it was that despite having been at Making Music now for four years, I had not

The final rehearsal!...

We had an excellent rehearsal on Sunday. Kirsty Devaney and her mentor Colin Riley came along and made some really constructive comments which pulled the piece together. Kirsty has written a truly original, imaginative piece.