Engaging professional artists

Online member meetup (Wales)

As lockdown restrictions are gradually lifted across the UK, we know that music groups in Wales still have questions and concerns about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their activities. With guidance regularly changing and groups needing to consider new ways of working, we think it’s more important than ever for us to help our members get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup (Scotland)

As lockdown restrictions are gradually lifted across the UK, we know that music groups in Scotland still have questions and concerns about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their activities. With guidance regularly changing and groups needing to consider new ways of working, we think it’s more important than ever for us to help our members get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup (Northern Ireland)

As lockdown restrictions are gradually lifted across the UK, we know that music groups in Northern Ireland still have questions and concerns about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their activities. With guidance regularly changing and groups needing to consider new ways of working, we think it’s more important than ever for us to help our members get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup

As lockdown restrictions are gradually lifted across the UK, we know that music groups still have questions and concerns about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their activities. With guidance regularly changing and groups needing to consider new ways of working, we think it’s more important than ever for us to help our members get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup

As lockdown restrictions are gradually lifted across the UK, we know that music groups still have questions and concerns about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on their activities. With guidance regularly changing and groups needing to consider new ways of working, we think it’s more important than ever for us to help our members get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Selected Artists Guide

The Selected Artists Guide is created by the Making Music Selected Artists Panel, and lists a selection of outstanding musicians available to Making Music members to book.

Working with your music director to deliver online activities

The brave new world of online rehearsal has taken off in a way we couldn’t have imagined just six months ago. While it can be great it isn’t always plain sailing and we know some groups have decided against online rehearsals, whilst others have had limited success.  

Groups that have been successful have told us their Musical Director or conductor (MD) has been central to this, and equally where groups have struggled it is often because their MD has not been able to offer support as much as they would like.

Livestreaming: tips from promoting groups

Two of our member promoting groups have tried out livestreaming for the very first time, with some of our Philip and Dorothy Green Young Artist Award winners. We have collected what they learned below to help any other groups thinking about livestreaming a concert.

Last Minute Musicians

Entertainment Directory Service offers direct access to some of the very best bands, musicians, entertainers in the UK.

Gig Heaven

A quick and easy way to find entertainment and suppliers for any event worldwide.