sheet music

Up to 30% off selected sheet music hire from Josef Weinberger

Josef Weinberger Ltd are offering exclusive discounts on hire fees of several works for school and family concerts, and of orchestral works by Malcolm Williamson.

25% off selected sheet music hire from Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press are offering members exclusive discounts on hire fees of selected orchestral works from across its diverse catalogue.

A step-by-step guide to commissioning new music

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.

Music Bank

Search from tens of thousands of pieces for repertoire, programme notes and sheet music to borrow from other member groups.

Use it or lose it!

Ultimately, facilities offered by the library were maintained following consultations with moderately increased costs. However, this may not be the last word on cost-cutting relating to this resource. Whilst its importance to users has been demonstrated over the last year and diminishes the likelihood of it disappearing, only frequent high usage by a large number of music groups will ensure its survival in the long-term.

How to find sheet music without spending a fortune!

We had an interesting query from a member last week about using our Music Exchange. The query related to the legal issue surrounding the lending and borrowing of music. As we are sure many of you will know this can be a tricky subject, so we thought a reminder about the Music Exchange service and how it works would be a good idea.

Music libraries update: December 2014

An update from Barbara on music library consultations, how to get involved and the future.