Latest News and Projects

Commonwealth International Composition Award

We are delighted to have received so many excellent entries for the Commonwealth International Composition Award. The closing date for Year 1 was July 31st 2019. Young composers who are highly commended and those who reach the shortlist will be announced on Friday...

The Commonwealth International Composition Award

Visit https://cicompositionaward.com/ The Commonwealth International Composition Award is open to young composers all over the world. We are offering exceptional levels of online training and support to all those who wish to take part. Four Commonwealth countries...

Solomon Islands Tour!

We are delighted that our Ensemble in Residence, the Dionysus Ensemble, is looking forward to a tour to the Solomon Islands. The group are looking forward to working with a number of organisations on the islands including the Piano Association of Solomon Islands...

Commonwealth Innovation Awards

On Wednesday 19th September, The Commonwealth Resounds (TCR) was delighted to help celebrate the launch of the Commonwealth Innovation Awards at Marlborough House A brilliant young Commonwealth violinist called Litsa Tunnah performed two pieces with cultural...

Hurricane Support Concert, Cambridge

Lily, Magdalene and Butterfly are three outstanding young musicians studying for their Gold Arts Award at The Purcell School. As part of this, they were very keen to organise their own concert, and have decided to donate the proceeds to TCR's Commonwealth Hurricane...

National youth choir of Antigua and Barbuda in the UK!

On Thursday June 28th, The Commonwealth Resounds (TCR) was delighted to welcome the National Youth Choir of Antigua and Barbuda to Hertfordshire. Alison Cox, TCR's Founder and Chair of Trustees worked closely with Karen-Mae Hill, The High Commissioner of Antigua and...

Concerts to support hurricane victims

In 2017, Hurricane Irma created great devastation, especially in the Commonwealth countries of Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis and Dominica. Before CHOGM 2018, The Commonwealth's Secretary-General appealed to all Commonwealth Accredited Organisations, asking...

New ensemble in residence

The Commonwealth Resounds is delighted to be able to welcome the brilliant Dionysus Ensemble, our first-ever Commonwealth Ensemble-In-Residence. We look forward to a highly productive partnership with them, and are delighted by their strong commitment to...

The Commonwealth Resounds connecting musical cultures since 2005

We promote music and musicians across the Commonwealth through collaborative events worldwide with a particular focus on young people and the developing world. Thousands of our musicians have been involved in our life-changing projects and gala performances including the opening of the Royal Commonwealth Society’s brand-new auditorium in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen, as part of Prince Charles's Official Dinner for the 53 Heads of Government in Sri Lanka and at the Official Launch of the Prince's Trust in Malta. Our musicians have also given regular appearances at the Commonwealth Observance Day services at Westminster Abbey and at Commonwealth Forums Opening and Closing Ceremonies in Uganda, Perth and Sri Lanka. In 2015 our Commonwealth Festival Choir and Orchestra gave a Concert for the President of Malta at Verdala Palace in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund. We have been proudly supported by the Royal Over Seas League, the International Federation of Musicians, the Musicians’ Union Phonographic Performance Ltd, The Royal Society of St George and numerous Rotary Clubs throughout the UK and overseas.