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Youth Group

Making Music members’ event – a roaring success!

We were recently invited by Making Music to attend and present at their 2021 members online event. Attended by a cohort of ensemble representatives and suppliers we were all provided with a platform...

The perfect concert tour, the Rayburn way!

The events of the last 12-months have put a stop on in person rehearsals and Concert Tours going ahead, so it’s no surprise that the prospect of getting performers back out there, immersing...

Increased demand for youth and adult concert tours in 2022/23

Why we’re seeing increasing demand for youth and adult concert tours in 2022/23… The pandemic has thrown a whole load of challenges at both youth and adult performance groups; plans to travel...
Musical Minds

A meeting of musical minds…

On 25th November we were lucky enough to be invited to a virtual meet up hosted by Making Music’s Chief Executive Barabara Eifler, where we had the opportunity to come together with other...

How to get decision makers on board with your school trip

The first hurdle when planning a school trip is getting the go ahead from the decision makers at your school – and we know this can sometimes be a long process. So to help you out (because we know...

Our new UK trips have landed! (Because staying local is the new going abroad)

UK trips aren’t anything new to us – we’ve been offering them for years alongside all of our international destinations! But because we know some groups aren’t quite ready to start thinking...

Top tips for choirs from leading industry professionals

Looking back on last year’s UK Choir Festival events – where choirs of all sounds and styles join in a number of workshops to learn, develop and perform – we asked some of the...
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The resilience of our children in unprecedented times

On the 20th March 2020, I sat penning this article as our world entered a period of unprecedented change, as the COVID-19 virus threatened to interrupt all areas of our day to day lives. Even now,...

“Could we really perform there?” Unlikely concert venues in Germany

Get ready for an unforgettable concert tour to Rhineland, where your ensemble’s sound will echo through the walls of Gothic architecture, and impress audiences within some of Germany’s most...

Interesting facts about the Menin Gate & Last Post Ceremony

Dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War, the Menin Gate is an important memorial and for many school groups visiting Belgium, the Last Post...

“Could we really perform there?” Unlikely concert venues in France

Journey across the Channel to France’s historic region of Normandy, where not only will you encounter many a commemoration to the events of the Second World War, but also indulge in unmistakable...

“Could we really perform there?” Unlikely concert venues in Belgium

Imagine stepping through the doors of a beautiful holy venue, surrounded by sacred sentiment and ready for every corner to be filled with the echoes of your ensemble. As you take your first breath to...