Technology

Online member meetup up (promoter groups)

For the past 18 months, music promoters have had to deal with a raft of challenges including changing Covid-19 measures, new rules resulting from Brexit, PRS licensing, consultations on new legislation such as Protect Duty, and regulatory changes.

This online meetup specifically for promoter groups (groups who are not vocal groups or instrumental groups, and whose regular activities do not include running rehearsals) will keep you up-to-date with the latest news and guidance, help you connect with each other, and share learning and ideas.

In this meetup we’ll:

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Case studies: Group activity during Covid

The pandemic has thrown all kinds of challenges in the way of group music making. However, our member groups have found ways to rehearse or safely put on performances whether entirely online, in person, or a combination of both - all while managing to mitigate the risks of Covid infection. Read about how they have done this in their own words.

Getting to grips with Instagram (online event)

Social media can be a great tool not only for communicating with your existing members and contacts, but reaching out further to gain new followers and supporters, recruiting new members, promoting events and showing the public what your group is all about.

Whether you want help with getting started on social media, or have been using it for some time and are looking for more tips on how to get the most out of it, we are running a series of three events focusing individually on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to help you get to grips with the possibilities of each platform.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Getting to grips with Facebook (online event)

Social media can be a great tool not only for communicating with your existing members and contacts, but reaching out further to gain new followers and supporters, recruiting new members, promoting events and showing the public what your group is all about.

Whether you want help with getting started on social media, or have been using it for some time and are looking for more tips on how to get the most out of it, we are running a series of three events focusing individually on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to help you get to grips with the possibilities of each platform.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Getting to grips with Twitter (online event)

Social media can be a great tool not only for communicating with your existing members and contacts, but reaching out further to gain new followers and supporters, recruiting new members, promoting events and showing the public what your group is all about.

Whether you want help with getting started on social media, or have been using it for some time and are looking for more tips on how to get the most out of it, we are running a series of three events focusing individually on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to help you get to grips with the possibilities of each platform.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Modernising the way music groups are run: MM Platform case study

'MM Platform has had a huge, positive impact on our choir. Developed with music groups in mind, Platform already had almost everything we wanted, and we were able to tailor it entirely to our needs.'

How Basingstoke Ladies' Choir transformed their communication and strengthened their community — Hazel Green shares their experience. 

Livestreaming using Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) (online event)

As more leisure-time music groups get to grips with livestreaming as an alternative or addition to live performances, we’re providing this session which will take a look at Open Broadcaster Software (OBS). OBS is a free piece of software that will allow you to add live visual effects to your livestream, making it even more professional in quality.
 
We’ll talk about:

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup (Northern Ireland)

For the past 18 months, leisure-time music groups have faced challenges at every turn such as dealing with strict Covid-19 measures and new rules resulting from Brexit, and keeping up with PRS licensing and consultations on new legislation such as Protect Duty. Regulatory changes have become a way of life, and often differ between the four nations of the UK.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online member meetup (Wales)

For the past 18 months, leisure-time music groups have faced challenges at every turn such as dealing with strict Covid-19 measures and new rules resulting from Brexit, and keeping up with PRS licensing and consultations on new legislation such as Protect Duty. Regulatory changes have become a way of life, and often differ between the four nations of the UK.

John Rostron, our manager in Wales, will be leading this session for our members in Wales to find out the latest news and guidance, get in touch with each other, share learning and ideas and support one other.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom

Online Member Meetup (Scotland)

For the past 18 months, leisure-time music groups have faced challenges at every turn such as dealing with strict Covid-19 measures and new rules resulting from Brexit, and keeping up with PRS licensing and consultations on new legislation such as Protect Duty. Regulatory changes have become a way of life, and often differ between the four nations of the UK.

Alison Reeves, our manager in Scotland, will be leading this session for our members in Scotland to find out the latest news and guidance, get in touch with each other, share learning and ideas and support one other.

Location

ONLINE
United Kingdom