The Music Making Movement (MMM)


The name of the organisation is  The Music Making Movement (also known as MMM).


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MMM's main objective is multi-media, music creation in its broadest sense.  We aim to provide a range of educational, training and creative opportunities, together with support services.  The sub aims are:


Membership is open to any user and service provider of MMM living in the area of benefit. Groups and organisations can be affiliated to MMM. Organisational representatives cannot exceed one-third of the Management committee.

The membership of any group of persons may be terminated if they are considered to have acted in a manner contrary to the aims and objectives of MMM. 

A decision to expel members can only be taken by a two-thirds majority of those present. Before the final decision is taken the member(s) has the right to be heard by the committee within one month from being notified of the proposed termination/expulsion


The Management Committee, also referred as “ the committee”, will consist of a minimum of 4 members and a maximum of 10 members. 

The Committee must be elected at MMM’s Annual General Meeting and will serve from the end of the AGM in one year to the end of the AGM the following year.

The Committee will meet at least once every quarter unless a special meeting is called for by not less than 4 members of the committee.

The quorum for all the meetings is 4 members. If the meeting is not quorate it must be adjourned and a meeting called at the same time the following week. If that meeting is also not quorate it can proceed but decisions made at this meeting must be presented for approval at the next quorate meeting.

The Committee may co-opt individuals on the Committee for one or more meetings, as it thinks fit, but these members will not have the right to vote.

All questions and resolutions arising in the meetings must be decided by a majority vote of those present. Each member is entitled to one vote. In the event of a tied vote the Chair has the casting vote.

The affairs of MMM will be managed by the Committee.


At each annual general meeting the membership must elect MMM’s  officers and other Committee members from amongst MMM’s members.

The officers will include: CHAIRPERSON



Duties of the officers are to preside at the meetings of the committee. 

The duties of the CHAIRPERSON are to conduct the meetings in an orderly and democratic manner.

The duty of the TREASURER is to conduct and supervise the financial affairs of MMM  to ensure that the proper accounts are kept with respect to all monies received and paid out by the organisation, and to prepare and present accounts to the Committee at each meeting.

The duty of the SECRETARY  is to conduct the general administration of MMM’s business (except it’s financial business), deal with correspondence and notice of meetings.


Raise and spend money

Open and maintain bank accounts approved by the Committee.

Decide on the policy and direction of MMM within the stated aims.

Undertake projects and special events within the stated aims.

Co-operate with other organisations and agencies, both voluntary and statutory.

Terminate the membership of any group or person who are considered to have acted in a manner contrary to the aims and objectives of MMM.

To recruit and employ staff on a full or part-time basis, whether paid or unpaid, and dismiss any or all of them on such terms (including pay) as MMM thinks fit.

To provide resources and facilities for which there is a need.

To do any other lawful thing to further MMM’s aims and objectives.


The income of the organisation, from wherever it is obtained, shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the organisation, as set fourth in this constitution and no portion thereof shall be paid or transferred directly or indirectly in any manner by way of profit to any member of the organisation.

Cheques for payment of the accounts shall be signed by the two persons, one of whom must be the Treasurer and an appointed person by the committee.

The organisation’s financial year shall run from 1st April to 31st March. The accounts shall be presented at the Annual General Meeting.


At least 14 day’s notice in writing of an AGM must be sent to each member.

There shall be an Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the organisation which shall be held in April each year, or as soon as practicable thereafter.

All members of the organisation shall be entitled to attend and vote at the meeting.

The business of the AGM shall include:

Receiving the annual reports of the Chairperson and Treasurer

Receiving the accounts of the organisation.

Electing a new committee

Considering other matters such as the meeting may decide.

Make any changes to the constitution.

A special General Meeting (SGM) of the organisation shall be convened by a decision of the committee, or upon receipt by the Secretary of a request in writing, signed by at least 4 members and stating precisely the purpose for which the SGM is to be called. The Secretary must receive information at least 14 day’s before the date on which the SGM shall be convened.


The constitution can only be amended by a resolution passed by a two-thirds majority at the AGM, where it has been proposed.

A proposed resolution to amend the Constitution must be received in writing by the Secretary, at least 14 day’s before the date fixed for the AGM and must contain the proposed amendment(s). Notification of any amendment’s must be sent to all members.


If  the  Committee decides by a two-thirds majority vote that because of expense, or some other reason, it is necessary or advisable to dissolve MMM, then it must call an AGM. Fourteen day’s notice of this meeting must be given to each member (by post).

If  the Committee’s decision to dissolve MMM is confirmed by a two-thirds majority vote at the AGM, then MMM must be dissolved.

The Committee must put into effect the dissolution if MMM and for this purpose has the power to dispose of any assets held by, or for, MMM.

Any assets remaining after all debts and liabilities of MMM have been cleared, must be applied towards charitable purposes whose aims are similar to those of MMM.

SIGNED         CHAIRPERSON: _________________________

                         TREASURER: _________________________

SECRETARY: _________________________


Date of Execution: 10th September, 1996

1st Amendment:    1st December, 2000

2nd Amendment: 19th September, 2021