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Illuminate Women spring concerts

Illuminate Women's Music logo

The Illuminate Women’s Music concert series, run by and featuring composer Dr Angela Slater continues its 2023 UK tour with two further concerts in spring:

17 March, 1pm, Barber lunchtime concert series, Elgar Concert Hall, University of Birmingham
Free, no booking required

14 May, 7.30pm, Music in the State Chamber, Southwell Minster, Notts
Free, no booking required

Nikhil Dally's spring workshops

Nikhil Dally workshops

Nikhil Dally, Principal of Stepping Notes Music School, has announced his spring programme of face-to-face, hands-on workshops, Teaching Musicianship Through Singing and Movement. Nikhil believes passionately that music is meant to be made by real people, singing and moving together in real time and real space - not online! Aimed at teachers of children aged 2 to 9, workshops can be booked separately or together. They will take place in Egham, Surrey:

17 February 2023: Pulse & Rhythm
3 April 2023: Pitch, Scale, Melody & Harmony
2 June 2023: Metre, Phrasing & structure

For further information, please go to and click on the menu for “Teaching training courses”, or ring Nikhil on 01932 363624, or e-mail [email protected]

Peter Falconer selected for Making Music's Adopt a Music Creator 2023

ISM member Peter Falconer has been selected to take part in Adopt a Music Creator 2023. The scheme, run by corporate members, Making Music in partnership with Sound and Music pairs emerging music creators with leisure-time music groups for a year to create new and inspiring pieces, leading up to a premiere performance, recording and radio broadcast.

Honorary Doctorate for Dr Frankie Williams

Dr Frankie Williams

Leading music educator Dr Frankie Williams received the award of Honorary Doctor of Music from Professor Roderick Watkins, Vice Chancellor of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), during a graduation ceremony in Cambridge.