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Alternative funding strategies

It is not that many years ago that a youth organisation, recognised throughout the world for winning two Golden Diplomas for outstanding singing and the Open Popular Choral Music category at the World Choir games, would have been supported by a music service who’s main funding would have been from the local authority (public) purse. 432 more words

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More online views

How to keep up with the number of social media platforms?  I have no idea which is trending so the best thing to do is ask customers and students.  98 more words

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Songs for the future

Last week the schools had a half term in most areas of England and pupils and teachers will (hopefully) be getting themselves ready for a start back on Monday. 519 more words

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Beautiful sounds and never a silence

An orchestra of marimbas (with bass, percussion and a xylophone), handcrafted instruments and cymbal mutes were just some of the highlights for the ears on Sunday 8th February at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. 367 more words

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Butlin’s, Maynard and Brass Bands

 Sunset during a drive through Lincolnshire, 17th January 2015

It was off to the Lincolnshire coast last Saturday for a gig with the Maynard Ferguson Legacy Big Band as part of a full weekend of contests and entertainment at the Mineworkers Championships in the Butlin’s Skegness holiday complex. 330 more words

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Unearthing intellectual property with an advice slip

Clearing out boxes of papers, invoices and receipts again this week and I came across a remittance advice slip from the Musicians’ Union. It was for a PPL distribution payment and gives an insight into how the European Union has given clarity to the giving out of money for recording performance royalties to the musicians that were on the sessions. 397 more words

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A little cello music

Do you want some different pieces to work at in the New Year?  The Cello Sessions Take 1 may just be what you need.  All the tracks are available to listen to at… 24 more words

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