Putting on events

Running a tour, part 1: getting started

To help you in the adventure that is planning, organising and running a tour we’ve written three resources covering some of the key areas.

Running a tour, part 2: making plans

To help you in the adventure that is planning, organising and running a tour we’ve written three resources covering some of the key areas.

Going on tour, part 3: while you’re away

This is Part 3 our tour guidance: whilst you’re away. You’ve done all the preparation and careful planning, and all the right people and passports are in the right place at the right time; now it’s time to actually go, and make the trip itself as enjoyable as possible for everyone.

A how-to guide for being an event-managing master

Putting on concerts is the highlight of being in a leisure-time music group. It’s the culmination of all your hard work in rehearsals and a chance to show the world what you can do, not to mention a source of income. A well organised and professionally run event can help make the experience for the group and the audience memorable – and ensure they come back.

Music Day UK - London

Music Day UK is a national celebration of music in all forms across the UK. It happens on 21 June each year, the same date as many other countries around the world - making it part of a truly international celebration.

 

Join the Making Music Choir by the River Thames at More London, as we sing to celebrate Music Day! Our choir will be made up of staff, volunteers, members, friends and passers-by. Led by Janna Goodwille, we'll learn and perform a variety of songs suitable for all vocal ranges and abilities.

 

Location

The Scoop
More London
SE1 2DB London
United Kingdom

What fees do groups pay for professional musicians? Full survey results.

Making Music is frequently asked by members how much others pay the various kinds of professional musicians they engage. The results of this survey provide some useful indications.

Selected Artists - 2016

The 2016 edition of Selected artists. Created by the Making Music CPG committee, and containing a selection of outstanding musicians available at specially negotiated fees to all Making Music members.

Highnotes - Spring 2016

In this edition of Highnotes, find out about the rules for digitising your music library, Streetwise Opera's latest project, getting men singing and much more.

Learn to Play Day checklist

Are you running a Learn to Play Day? Use our checklist to keep on track.

6 tips for protecting your hearing – an aid for musicians and groups

Whether you are hard of hearing, looking to protect your hearing for the future or trying to ensure none of your group members come to harm, we have gathered top tips on how to get the best from your auricles.