Support for Simon Balle

This lovely school in Hertford asked for our help to get more music teaching to more of the children. How could we resist? Our Grant has enabled them to purchase 15 clarinets and 15 flutes for their Year 3 woodwind programme. The students have made superb progress in...

Helping Heddington!

This lovely school in Wiltshire asked for our help with instruments and we were delighted to provide a whole range of percussion and other instruments. In the words of the Head: “The grant we received for our school has made an enormous difference already! We have...

Instruments for Phoenix

The amazing Phoenix Community and Youth Project in Southport does wonderful things using music to reach into the local community. More and more people wanted to benefit from the power of music and the Project asked us for help to buy more instruments. How could we...

A bow for Nadia

This is a lovely story, please read on! Nadia has been studying cello with Exeter Young Strings since the age of four (as you can see from the lovely pictures). Mum first took Nadia to introductory music sessions at Exeter Young Strings when she was a three year old...

Support for Simon Balle

This lovely school in Hertford asked for our help to get more music teaching to more of the children. How could we resist? Our Grant has enabled them to purchase 15 clarinets and 15 flutes for their Year 3 woodwind programme. The students have made superb progress in...

Support for Flutewise

Flutewise in East Sussex was established in 1988 to bring musical events and residential courses aimed at keen young flute players. Their Founder, Liz asked if we could help them in order to establish new Flutewise Clubs in the Brighton area. The sessions are all run...

Steel pans for Winstanley

The Winstanley School in Leicester needed our help to get some new steel pan drums and to refurbish others. The new drums are being fully used in the school ensemble, lunchtime practices, and also for pupils taking their GCSE in...

Trombones for Bolingbroke!

Bolingbroke Academy opened in London in 2012 as a mixed secondary school for age 11-18 year olds. They are building up to a full school, and this year have just started a 6th form. They have a real passion for the power of music and offer free instrumental lessons to...

Make Music Day 2019 is coming!

Make Music Day UK –  always on 21 June –  is part of a global grassroots music festival, celebrating all kinds of music in all kinds of spaces, performed by young and old, professional and amateur, beginners and experienced musicians… Unique to this global...

Support for Beechview

The Beechview Academy is in one High Wycombe’s most deprived areas and they needed our help! We were able to supply some keyboards that are now being used by all the children to learn proper keyboard technique as well as some very creative other tasks. These include...

Support for the Coasters Band!

Outreach 3 Way is a Sussex charity with a strong local reputation that provides support for people with learning disabilities and autism in East and West Sussex. We were asked if we had any musical equipment we could offer to their special musical band, The Coasters....

Helping Forge Wood

This lovely Primary School in Crawley asked for our help to provide a range of instruments for the children to learn with. We were able to help and the school now has a music club with over 25 children attending weekly. The instruments were used for the Nativity Play...

Support for YSWN!

Yorkshire Sound Women Network was founded in 2015 by women working in the sound technology industry who wanted to use their skills and influence to address gender and racial inequality. Their mission is to support a flourishing industry which welcomes, encourages and...

Support for Consett Junior School

The charming school need our help to get more instruments to allow the School Band to grow. Our good friends at Warwick Music (makers of the world-famous pBone and pTrumpets) worked with us and provided the school with a whole host of new instruments. The Band now has...

A frame for the First Act Theatre

We helped this brilliant theatre in Newcastle a few years ago with a Grant and they called asking for us again! This time, they needed a frame to enable them to move the piano around between performances and all the musical outreach work they do. We stepped in and...

Helping Unified Rhythm

This amazing community group in Brighton is a carnival street band of drummers featuring children and young adults with Special Educational Needs. They asked for our help to purchase new instruments in order to get more people in the band. We did just that and the...

Green Street Blues – the update

We supported this wonderful women’s acapella group from Kent back in July last year and have some great news to update you with. The group have had some professional coaching and a campaign to recruit new members. Big success, 29% of the group are all new! Plus, they...

A bass guitar for Bluesface

Last year, the North Wales Blues & Soul Festival supported our charity magnificently with proceeds from the ticket sales. In turn, we offered a prize of an amazing bass guitar (kindly donated by Orange Amps) to the winning band in a local “Battle of the Bands”. We...

Help for Hackney

Hackney New Primary School really believe in the power of music and offer access to learning an instrument, regardless of ability to pay. They asked for our help to support a programme to enable teaching bowed instruments for the Year 3 children. The children have...