Learning music

Highnotes

In the summer issue of Highnotes, we look at converted churches as rehearsal and performance-ready spaces, top tips for grant funding applications, the benefits of adult education, film production during lockdown, and more.

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Online member meetup (Scotland)

Running your leisure-time music group means keeping on top of regulatory changes, finding new ways of working and making the most of new opportunities to perform or to promote your group. Alison Reeves, our manager in Scotland, will be leading this session for our members in Scotland to find out the latest news and guidance, to get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

In this meetup we’ll:

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup (Northern Ireland)

Running your leisure-time music group means keeping on top of regulatory changes, finding new ways of working and making the most of new opportunities to perform or to promote your group. Stephen McNally, our manager in Northern Ireland, will be leading this session for our members in Northern Ireland to find out the latest news and guidance, to get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

In this meetup we’ll:

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup

Running your leisure-time music group means keeping on top of regulatory changes, finding new ways of working and making the most of new opportunities to perform or to promote your group. We’re providing a regular opportunity for our members to find out the latest news and guidance, to get in touch with each other, to share learning and ideas and to support one other.

In this meetup we’ll:

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

ABRSM

ABRSM is the UK's largest music education body, one of its largest music publishers and the world's leading provider of music exams.

Founded in 1889, our mission has stayed the same: to nurture a love for music, and to inspire achievement in it. At ABRSM, we believe that everyone, wherever they're from, should have access to high-quality music-learning.

Take it away - Guide to buying adaptive musical instruments

Take it away work with music retailers to provide interest-free finance for the purchase of musical instruments and equipment, helping to ensure that more people can access instruments and learn to play.

Celebrating the Christmas season with your group

With the pandemic still present in our lives, many of us will be missing our usual, seasonal music celebrations whether it’s attending a local carol service, singing or playing in a festive performance or Christmas social events. To help recreate some of these, and find alternative ways to celebrate the holiday season we have pulled together some ideas from our members to help inspire you and keep musical activities thriving at Christmas. 

Music Tutors online

Music Tutors Online connects students wanting music lessons with tutors from around the world.

The Light Music Society

The custodian the Library of Light Orchestral Music and keeping Light Music in the public consciousness.

 

COVID-19: staying connected

We know how important music groups are to the people in them. It goes beyond the music, and is as much about social connections, wellbeing and shared creativity - all of which have been hit hard by coronavirus (COVID-19). However, people are finding fantastically creative ways to stay in touch and keep making music.