Coronavirus

Case study: Putting on a COVID-secure performance - Witney Music Society

We hear from groups about how they have managed to put on risk-assessed, COVID-secure performances for their audiences.

Case study: Radlett Music Club holds interactive Zoom concert

Jonathan Gillams, chairman of promoter group Radlett Music Club, tells us about their experience hosting an interactive Zoom concert.

An inclusive approach to COVID-secure activity

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is particularly challenging for people whose inclusion needs were not being met even before the pandemic. In this resource, we’ll consider how new barriers can arise when adapting in-person activity to be COVID-secure, and how to address these to create a new environment where everyone is welcomed and included.

Video guide: Video editing for virtual performances

It's one of the most well-known pieces of editing software, but how exactly do you use Shotcut? In this easy-to-follow video guide you'll see the main features in action as we walk through the full process of editing a virtual performance using the free software

Combining online and in-person rehearsals

As we move back towards being able to run our rehearsals in person, it’s important to think about including all your members. Some of your members will be raring to get back to normality, and face-to-face rehearsals and concerts. Some, however, might still be self-isolating, or might be struggling with technology, and these challenges could result in them feeling left out and excluded from your group.

MoistureGuard - bell covers

Making Music Premium Corporate member MoistureGuard offer a new range of bell covers from Centre Stage Uniforms that trap over 90% of respiratory aerosols emitted from bells of brass and woodwind instruments.

Koor

Koor is a free app that helps choral singers learn, improve and enjoy singing. The app allows you to hear choral music sung by professional singers and Tthe interactive player enables you to either isolate your part or control the balance of it in relation to all the other parts.

To help combat the loss of choral singing in the lead up to Christmas Koor has launched a series of free festive workshops that will enable people to share the joy of singing from the safety of their own homes.

Webinar recording: Livestreaming solutions for rehearsing and performing

With socially-distanced rehearsals and performances set to continue for some time, livestreaming is an alternative option that can help you reach as many people as possible. In this webinar, we take a look at the process of livestreaming, talk through the different technology, platforms and software available, and discuss how to get the most from the experience.

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Webinar recording: Video editing for virtual performances

Many leisure-time music groups have thought about creating a virtual performance for their members to take part in, but are unsure where to start or are unfamiliar with the software. In this webinar, we take a look at the process of editing the video, and demonstrate some of the software available.

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