Putting on events

Helping your group to thrive (High Wycombe)

Making Music is hosting this free event for music groups to make connections, discuss aspects of running your group and find out the latest news from Making Music.

Who should attend this event?

Anyone is welcome to attend this event, but it will be particularly relevant to committee members of leisure-time music groups.

We'll talk about:

Location

The HUB Conference Centre
Easton Street
HP11 1NJ High Wycombe
United Kingdom

Making local connections (Salisbury)

How do you find, get in touch with and build a relationship with the people who are important to your group? We'll discuss the ins and outs of making that first step, and how you can build a fruitful and lasting relationship. There will be opportunities to chat, ask questions, make connections and share experiences and advice. Making Music staff will share tips for talking to your local authority, and give you pointers on how to establish your own local connections.

Who should attend this event?

Location

Salisbury City Hall
Malthouse Lane
SP2 7TU Salisbury
United Kingdom

Helping your group to thrive (Bristol)

Making Music is hosting this free event for music groups to make connections, discuss aspects of running your group and find out the latest news from Making Music.

Who should attend this event?

Anyone is welcome to attend this event, but it will be particularly relevant to committee members of leisure-time music groups.

We'll talk about:

Location

St Michael's Centre
North Road Stoke Gifford
BS34 8PD Bristol
United Kingdom

Busking

One of the best things about busking is that anyone (over the age of 14) can do it; from seasoned veterans to someone who has yet to sing a note in public, the street is your stage.

Why do it?

Busking is a great way to:

Brass Bands England: Artistic Development with Philip Harper

Come and listen to Philip Harper demystify the subject of Artistic Direction, particularly the role of 'the audience' in artistic thinking.

Location

Presentation Room
Ushaw College
DH7 9RH Durham
United Kingdom

Adopt a Composer project - groups

Applications  for the 2018-19 projects are now closed. 

The committee members' toolkit

The prospect of joining a music group committee for the first time can be daunting, so we've put together some resources to help you feel more confident about your role. Or even if you're well settled on a committee, it's always helpful to have guidance to refer to along the way. 

You'll need to have your website login handy to view most of these resources so if you don't have one, please get in touch with us.

Discounted hire rates on our Steinway model C piano

Making Music offers its Steinway model C piano for hire at extremely competitive rates for members and non-members.

£500 off touring for member groups

Corporate members Club Europe Concert Tours are offering Making Music member groups an exclusive £500 off tours.

The discount applies for any group booking their first tour with Club Europe. The tour can take place in 2019 or 2020. 

You can find out about tours and destinations on offer at the Club Europe website.

To claim the discount, quote code MM500 when booking.

Discounts on music technology products

Steinberg have linked up with GAK Music shop to offer Making Music members preferential discounted prices on their range of products.