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

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.

The Ripieno Choir’s Apprentice Conductor scheme

Imagine being 16 years old and conducting a choir of experienced singers in front of a full house. Last November, that daunting prospect faced Tasmin Sarkany, winner of the 2015 place in The Ripieno Choir’s Apprentice Conductor programme, as she prepared for her first public outing.