Setting up a group

Setting your group up as a charity

We can help advise music groups on establishing charitable status. There are advantages to gaining charitable status and also some consequences to be aware of that are covered in this guidance.

Insurance for your group from Making Music

The Making Music members’ insurance scheme is run by Finch, specifically for our members. It is offered to those members of Making Music which operate on a voluntary (ie non-professional) basis, for ‘activities associated with the general promotion of music and the performance of musical works’.

How to get started with social media

This guide gives a simple, step-by-step guide to getting set up on the most important social media platforms for member groups: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+.

Find a Musical Vacancy

Looking to use your musical (or non-musical) talents to get involved in music making? Use our simple search filters to find opportunities with amateur music groups near you.

Find a Group

Search from thousands of amateur music groups across the UK: from choral societies to samba groups, symphony orchestras to festivals.