News and Projects

The Commonwealth International Composition Award

We have received a large number of entries from all over the world 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...

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...

The Commonwealth@70 Resounds in Antigua and Barbuda

June 6th -16th 2019 - As part of the Commonwealth's 70th Anniversary celebrations, an exciting new training/skill-sharing programme for young musicians was created by the High Commissioner of Antigua and Barbuda, The Commonwealth Resounds, the Royal Over-Seas League...

Solomon Islands Tour!

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

Creativity in the Commonwealth

On Tuesday May 14th, Alison Cox OBE, TCR’s Founder and Chair of Trustees was invited to the Houses of Parliament by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, UK  to speak about Creativity in the Commonwealth, along with Mr Gee the Poet and Daniel Hatton from the...

Commonwealth Innovation Awards

On Wednesday 19th September, The Commonwealth Resounds (TCR) was very happy 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...

National Youth Choir of Antigua and Barbuda in the UK!

On Thursday June 28th, The Commonwealth Resounds (TCR) was very proud 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...

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.