resources

Check out the new resources!

Are you looking for something to help you with running your group, or a particular task such as paying PRS fees or fundraising?

What do we get for our membership?

There are three types: we influence on your behalf; we offer practical and artistic support; and we connect you to each other and to relevant contacts.

New resource: model contract for working with Music Directors

Our new model contract for working with a Music Director (MD) is now available, having previously been withdrawn for review. Following work with the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) and the Association of British Choral directors (abcd) the new version is a more robust and practical document that will help to establish a good working relationship between your group and your MD.

Exclusive discount on Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri for Making Music members

Pop-up Opera would like to invite Making Music members to a performance of Rossini's l'Italiana in Algeria which will be taking place at Capesthorne Hall (Cheshire) on Wednesday 8 July, with an offer of 30% discount.

Changes to VAT on room hire

We have updated guidance on VAT – including an important change to VAT and room hire.

Resource: guide to commissioning

Commissioning new music is an exciting and rewarding process for voluntary music groups. We know a lot of our members are already doing it, but we think it’s something all groups could do.

New resource: model contract for working with professional musicians

We are pleased to announce that Making Music members now have access to the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) model contract for use when engaging with professional musicians. The contract will help put you on sure footing when engaging with professional musicians and give both you and the musician confidence in the arrangement.