young people

How to engage under-35s: Retention

This is the second set of recommendations drawn up following our research into young people’s attitudes towards making music. It follows on from the resource entitled How to engage under-35s: Recruitment.

How to engage under-35s: Recruitment

This is the first set of recommendations drawn up following our research into young people’s attitudes towards making music, and is written primarily for performing groups. There is a second set of recommendations as part of this series entitled How to engage under-35s: Retention. A set of recommendations tailored to promoting groups will follow.

Building new audiences

Founded in 1998 with the aim of developing the next generation of chamber music lovers and players, the charity CAVATINA Chamber

Touring, young people and Ohrworms

The logistical feat that is taking a musical group abroad and the challenges associated with an aging membership are two issues that we hear about

Bacc for the Future campaign Parliamentary debate: what happened and what now?

After over 100,000 music makers and supporters signed an official Parliamentary petition asking the Department for Education (DfE

Survey Results: Young People and Participation in Amateur Music Groups

Research published today by Making Music sheds new light on the obstacles amateur music groups face when attracting younger members.

Child Licensing - what you need to know

Many of you are increasingly facing problems with your local authorities on child licensing. In recognition of the fact that interpretation of the law is so different between councils, the National Network for Children in Employment and Entertainment (NNCEE) has now published guidance which should hopefully lead to a little more consistency.

There are three reasons why this is important:

Find new young audiences and members with Arts Award

Arts Award is a national initiative that aims to support children and young people (<25) to deepen their experience, engagemen

Audience development case study: Bristol Choral Society 'Mini Messiah' concerts

Robert Convey of member group Bristol Choral Society explains how they have begun to create the audiences and music makers of the future with their Mini Messiah concerts.