Recorders for Blakesley Hall

This lovely Primary School in Birmingham asked for our help to bring music back into the school. They had not had a Recorder Club for 14 years and we felt we had to help. We have just heard that all is going well with the newly-formed Club and the children are...

Supporting Portsmouth Cathedral

Cathedral Sing is an outreach project from Portsmouth Cathedral that takes music into the classroom and then into concerts with Portsmouth Cathedral Choir. We were asked if we could support this excellent project. As a result of the grant we were able to give, they...

Support for Riccall

The charming Ricall Community Primary School in York badly needed our help to allow the children to learn and play for free. In their words: “The funding has allowed us to purchase musical instruments for all children, enabling them to learn to play free of charge....

A piano for Park

Park Community School is a great school in Hampshire badly and they badly needed a piano for the children to use and learn on. They asked if we could help. We were delighted to able to give them a Community Grant and here it is in...

Supporting Shevington

This lovely High School in Wigan needed our help to get some instruments to allow more of the students to be able to make music. The school was given a grant and special performance took place in Year 7 and 8 assemblies. This generated new interest from students...

The Egham Youth Band

The wonderful Egham Band asked for our help to enable more young children to get involved. We were able to provide a number of instruments that have allowed each child in Year 5 at St Jude’s C of E School to have their own instrument and join the band. The children...

Ukes for Halsford Park

This lovely Primary School in West Sussex asked for our help to get the school making music. In their words: “We have used this money to purchase 80 ukuleles for use across our academy. This allows us to have two class sets of 30 and 20 for use in a ukulele choir.  So...

Supporting the Ayam Zaman Group

We were asked to provide a grant for the purchase of musical instruments to be used during the Ayam Zaman (The Olden days) London Sunday men’s group for music therapy. The instruments were to be used to teach over 55, Arabic speaking men how to play music to soothe...

Supporting Seaham

Seaham High School in Co Durham has the vast majority of the students coming from socially deprived backgrounds. We were asked if we could support the school with some keyboards. We were really delighted to hear the following from the School: “Behaviour has improved...

Support for Music Fusion

Music Fusion in Havant access and engage young people going through challenging life circumstances. These can range from depression, anxiety, neglect, drug abuse and criminal activity, amongst other issues. We were recently able to supply the project with a number of...

Ukes for Auldhouse

This charming school in East Kilbride asked for our help so that they could transform music provision both in school and in the local community. As a small, rural school with just 47 pupils, we were delighted to supply ukuleles to them along with teaching provision....

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...