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Online yet still so much offline

If I was to believe the majority of posts on my LinkedIn and Twitter feeds then online is everything. Full of strategies to use including how to form your tribe, the next ‘new’ approach for more customer interaction, more software to measure the effectiveness of… When I think as a business I am bombarded by these online messages but when I am a customer do I rely solely online? 392 more words

Music Composition And Performance

I like to compose standing up

During the past month I have been working on a couple of commissions for percussion ensemble. One brief was for five players using a limited number of instruments with an idea of the performance experience of each percussionist specified. 383 more words

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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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