January 15 sees the official launch of the new Nottingham Performing Arts Library service which will encompass users from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland as well as from Nottingham and Nottinghamshire.
Discover Welsh Music is a new online resource developed by Ty Cerdd - Music Centre Wales whose mission is to support, develop and promote the creation, performance and empowering experience of music, both in and of Wales.
Arion and the Dolphin is Jonathan Dove’s new choral piece commissioned by Making Music specifically for amateur vocal groups as a companion-piece to the reduced version of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana. Performances of this new work will be reserved exclusively to Making Music members until 31 August 2016.
This guidance provides a step-by-step guide on how to commission new music. The guidelines are designed to help you choose a suitable composer for your group’s needs, negotiate the commissioning process, raise funds, market your piece successfully, and ensure future performances of your commission.