Working with young people

Make Music Day Scotland network event

You are invited to join representatives from Make Music Day UK on Thursday 7 February in Glasgow to hear about Make Music Day 2019. We’re looking to gather together a range of musicians, music groups, arts organisations, venues, businesses – anyone interested in turning Make Music Day into something huge in Scotland!

Location

Scottish Music Centre
City Halls Candleriggs
G1 1NQ Glasgow
United Kingdom

Make Music Day - Bristol network event

You are invited to join Making Music and The New Room on Tuesday 5 February in Bristol to hear about Make Music Day 2019. We’re looking to gather together a range of musicians, music groups, arts organisations, community organisations, venues, businesses – anyone interested in turning Make Music Day into something huge in Bristol !

Location

The New Room / John Wesley's Chapel
36 The Horsefair
BS1 3JE Bristol
United Kingdom

Make Music Day Yorkshire network event

You are invited to join NYMAZ and representatives from Make Music Day UK on Monday 4 February in York to hear about Make Music Day 2019. We’re looking to gather together a range of musicians, music groups, arts organisations, venues, businesses – anyone interested in turning Make Music Day into something huge in Yorkshire!

Location

Venue TBC YO1 York
United Kingdom

Make Music Day - London network event

You are invited to join Team London Bridge and representatives from Make Music Day UK on Thursday 31 January in London to hear about Make Music Day 2019. We’re looking to gather together a range of musicians, music groups, arts organisations, venues, businesses – anyone interested in turning Make Music Day into something huge in the capital!

Location

London Bridge Hive
1 Melior Place
SE1 3SZ London
United Kingdom

Make Music Day - Merseyside network event

Make Music Day 2019 – Merseyside network event

 

Location

BBC Radio Merseyside
31 College Lane (off Hanover Street)
L1 3DS Liverpool
United Kingdom

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)

This guidance summarises the changes in relation to child safeguarding legislation made in 2012 in England, Northern Ireland and Wales.

The millennial gap: Tips for recruiting younger members

Struggling to recruit younger members? In this guidance, reprinted from the Autumn 2016 issue of Highnotes, Making Music’s Youth Engagement Manager Xenia Davis has some suggestions.

The biggest barrier to young people joining music groups isn’t repertoire, or classical music being perceived as ‘stuffy’, or the age profile of the group.

Helping your group to thrive (Kendal)

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.

We'll talk about:

  • Growing your audience and membership
  • Sourcing sheet music without breaking your budget
  • Funding for your group and other ways to improve your income
  • What makes an effective and motivated committee?
  • Anything else that arises!

More reasons to come:

Location

The Shakespeare Centre
Yard 76, Highgate
LA9 4HE Kendal
United Kingdom

Making local connections (Lewes)

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.

More reasons to come:

Location

County Hall, Room C2F
East Sussex County Council St Anne's Crescent
BN7 1UE Lewes
United Kingdom

Making Local Connections (St Albans)

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.

More reasons to come:

Location

The County Club
29 Ridgmont Road
AL1 3AH St Albans
United Kingdom